War Branch to Buckhorn section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.
CLASS I-II 33.2 miles
The natural beauty of Leslie County and the playfulness of the water have people coming here. Whitewater rafting and kayaking spots in Kentucky are easier than the national norm, so better not forget that a large number of rivers in this state are quite easy. The War Branch to Buckhorn stretch is the only paddling stretch along Kentucky River - Middle Fork. The nearby hotels are a bit away from the river, but you'd better reserve in advance
because these hotels fill up quick. Now this is a pretty long section, so it looks like you will be camping out. Great exercise and just hanging out with mother nature have people coming from far and near. The War Branch
to Buckhorn section of Kentucky River - Middle Fork in Leslie County is 33.2 miles long and it is classified as a class I-II section by American Whitewater.