Kentucky Map

Upper Rockcastle River

Contact Info
1700 Bypass Road
Winchester, KY 40391

Phone:
859-745-3100
Basics
Season:
November to June

Description

Livingston to I-75 Bridge
This section of river is rated as Class I+. Put in is at the Wilderness Road Ford just south of Livingston on U.S. 25. The put in is on private land. Please respect the rights of landowners. The take out is just beyond I-75, on the right side of the river, 6 miles downstream. This take out is also on private land. The trip takes between 1 and 3 hours depending on the water level and the paddler's ability.

The river from I-75 bridge to KY 1956, meanders for 10.6 miles and is considered to be a Class I+ stream. Most of this section is flat water with a few easy shoals. The river follows KY 1329 for approximately 2 miles. There is no paved access to the river beyond I-75 until the take out which is on the left side of the river just beyond the bridge. The take out is on private land. Plan on between 3 and 5 hours to make the trip.

I-75 Bridge to KY 1956 (Billows Bridge)
The river from I-75 bridge to KY 1956, meanders for 10.6 miles and is considered to be a Class I+ stream. Most of this section is flat water with a few easy shoals. The river follows KY 1329 for approximately 2 miles. There is no paved access to the river beyond I-75 until the take out which is on the left side of the river just beyond the bridge. The take out is on private land. Plan on between 3 and 5 hours to make the trip.

Details

Season:
November to June
Additional Details:

Livingston to I-75 Bridge
CLASS: I+
MILES: 6
HOURS: 1-3 hrs.
SEASON: Nov.-June
SKILL LEVEL: Families and Beginners
PUT IN: US 25, Livingston
TAKE OUT: I-75 Bridge

I-75 Bridge to KY 1956 (Billows Bridge)
CLASS: I+
MILES: 10.6
HOURS: 3-5 hrs.
SEASON: Nov.-June
SKILL LEVEL: Families and Beginners
PUT IN: I-75 Bridge
TAKE OUT: KY 80 Bridge

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