Kentucky river south fork. Much of the central region of kentucky attributes its drainage and water needs to this river and its tributaries.
Boating and warm water fishery.
Rivers in kentucky. Motel 6 grand rivers ky. Beech fork beech fork of the salt river. Kentucky is known for its beautiful countryside including rolling hills lush forests flowing rivers and waterways.
The river and its tributaries drain much of the central region of the state with its upper course passing through the coal mining regions of the cumberland mountains and its lower course passing through the bluegrass region in the north central part of the state. 20 7 mi from grand rivers. Cumberland river green river kentucky river levisa fork licking river north fork kentucky river ohio river pond river rolling river salt river tennessee river tradewater river and tug fork.
Sharing a name with the state the kentucky river has a length of about 260 miles and is seventh on this list. The 10 longest rivers in kentucky. This list is arranged by drainage basin with respective tributaries indented under each larger stream s name.
All rivers in kentucky flow to the mississippi river nearly all by virtue of flowing to its major tributary the ohio river also listed are some important tributaries to the few kentucky rivers that originate in or flow through other states. Kentucky lakes shown on the map. Barren river lake cave run lake dale hollow lake kentucky lake lake barkley lake cumberland nolin river lake and rough.
Dams and locks below mining city dam allow small boats to navigate 200 miles 320 km of the lower course through the western coalfield and. River mile 44 about 1 2 mile downstream from bridge on ky 1482 near oneida ky to confluence with kentucky river. Kentucky has approximately 49 105 miles of river of which 19 4 miles of one river are designated as wild scenic less than 4 100ths of 1 of the state s river miles.
Each and every river in our state offers some special spot to sit a spell and bond with nature. 10 1 mi from grand rivers. Green river river rising near kings mountain in lincoln county central kentucky u s and flowing for 360 miles 580 km generally westward through a well defined gorge then northwestward to the ohio river which it enters just above evansville ind.
Within daniel boone national forest. Aurora s kentucky lake cottages. The kentucky river is a tributary of the ohio river 260 miles 418 km long in the u s.
Scenic float stream rich in history and archaeology. National wild and scenic rivers kentucky. Kentucky rivers shown on the map.
20 7 mi from grand rivers. This is a list of rivers in kentucky. Floyds fork floyds fork of the salt river.