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Canoe Not Long After a Rain at Canoe Kentucky

We did this as a family adventure probably when my daughter was 8. We had a good time....the sites... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
Daniel I
Elkhorn Creek

Elkhorn Creek is beautiful. Folks canoe in it probably the most around here. It has many beautiful... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2018
James G
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Frankfort, Kentucky
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This 86-mile waterway offers some of the state's finest smallmouth bass fishing.
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off Highway 1262, Frankfort, KY
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Reviewed 9 September 2018

We did this as a family adventure probably when my daughter was 8. We had a good time....the sites were amazing. However we went after it had not rained in a while and the canoe bottomed several times, requiring us to walk it through a...More

Thank Daniel I
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Elkhorn Creek is beautiful. Folks canoe in it probably the most around here. It has many beautiful sites like the falls and the distillery. It is relaxing and peaceful. On the other hand many folks love to fish in the creek here because the fishing...More

Thank James G
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Fantastic afternoon on the creek! We saw deer, snakes and many turtles! Well explained tour, safety and driven up to drop off / starting point! Really beautiful setting and countryside, rapids were fantastic but not too challenging for quite inexperienced kayakers! A really great way...More

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful scenery. Water levels low in August and September. But still had a great time. No major whitewater so even beginners like us can enjoy the trip . Tried to upload photos.

Thank Ron R
Reviewed 16 August 2016

A true gem of the Central KY region--and the PERFECT creek to beginner paddlers. Put in at the forks for an awesome day on the water. You will have to portage near the low-head damn near the beginning of the paddle--but it's marked every where...More

1  Thank KentuckyTrekJedi
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Known for its smallmouth bass fishing and route through the heart of the Bluegrass horse country, both North and South Elkhorn are a delight to canoeists and kayakers.

Thank Patty P
Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

The Elkhorn is a hidden gem. It's great for fishing, and lovely to go wading. Finding public access can be difficult but is defiantly worth the wait. If your going fishing then you can expect Small Mouth bass, Rock Bass, Brim, Channel Cat, and Crawfish.

2  Thank 988krism
Reviewed 15 February 2016

We live near it and it's always beautiful. It is one of the most visited places like this around. Lot's of kiyaking and canoeing Also fishing!

2  Thank sharon g
Reviewed 11 December 2015 via mobile

Awesome way to spend the day. Wading the creek for some small mouth enjoying the scenery. There are several public access points to park and walk in. Soft crawls seem to work the best.

2  Thank S40601
Reviewed 22 August 2015

If you are looking for a place to camp in Frankfort, look no further. This is a very well run, clean and well spaced campground. The staff is friendly and very helpful. The restrooms and facilities are clean and well maintained. There are 125 sites...More

1  Thank Richard F
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Response from Patty P | Reviewed this property |
Please contact Canoe Kentucky. They run shuttles to the put in place at Knight's Bridge which is about three miles from their parking lot and store. You can rent all the needed equipment from them. I believe the last put in... More
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