Winchester, KY 40391
- Year round
Cumberland Falls to Mouth of Laurel
The River "below the falls" is one of the few white water runs that can be made year round. It is rated as a Class III with several difficult rapids that should be attempted only by intermediate and advanced paddlers. It is 11.6 miles from the put in at the state park beach below Cumberland Falls to the mouth of the Laurel Boat Ramp which is within the national forest. The last several miles are flat water. Plan on 4 to 6 hours for the trip. A private concessionaire also runs guided raft trips on this section of river. For more information on guided raft trips, contact Cumberland Falls State Park.
HOURS: 4-6 hrs.
SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate, Advanced
PUT IN: Below Cumberland Falls
TAKE OUT: Mouth of Laurel Boat Ramp