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Kentucky whitewater, Kentucky River - North Fork

Letcher Perry county, Roxana to Viper section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS I-II     24 miles
  The sections for whitewater rafting and kayaking here in Kentucky are often more forgiving than in other states, so if you're visiting here do keep in mind that lots of rivers in this state are good for beginners. The Roxana to Viper section of Kentucky River - North Fork is 24 miles long and has been determined by American Whitewater to be a class I-II section. The campgrounds here at Kentucky River - North Fork are pretty good. Getting a good
    workout and a chance to spend some time outdoors are great attractions for lots of people. This is the only paddling stretch along Kentucky River - North Fork. There arenít any hotels right nearby but if you're willing to
drive a short distance then no problem and if you make reservations in advance you're all set. The beautiful scenery of Letcher/Perry County and the water flowing gracefully down Kentucky River - North Fork are reasons enough to come here and paddle.

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