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Old Habits Boat Ramp

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Access Type:
Kayak/Canoe Access
Latitude:
37.888186419188266
Longitude:
-84.23855599248503
Water:
Saltwater
Water Type:
River
Species:
crab
Parking:
Yes
Launch Fees:
Yes
Cart Needed:
No
Difficulty:
Easy
Part of the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Kentucky River Pool 10 "Blue Water Trail" For more info see: http://fw.ky.gov/bluewaterkyriverpool10.asp The take-out at Old Habits Boat Ramp is another mile downstream on the right at the mouth of Two Mile Creek. They charge $5 to use their ramp on Four Mile Road, reached by taking a right onto KY 1924 from KY 627. A unique side trip on KY 1924 involves climbing the hill to the restored Union Civil War fort at Boonesborough. The fort defended this strategic Kentucky River crossing against Confederate raiders from 1863 to 1865. A short and steep hike from the parking area on KY 1924 leads to a stunning overlook few Kentuckians see. This trip lends a glimpse into the daily life and grind of a Union soldier stationed at this fort. The Winchester-Clark County Tourism Commission offers a self-guided cell phone tour for this site at 1-859-592-9166. Visitors can combine a day of paddling and exploring the rich history of Clark County and the city of Winchester. The Winchester-Clark County Tourism Commission offers guided cell phone tours of downtown historic sites as well as driving tours showcasing Civil War related sites and the unique stone fences of Clark County. For more information, visit their webpage at: www.tourwinchester.com or call 1-800-298-1905. Winchester also offers hotel accommodations as does nearby Richmond. Jeff Cress at Three Trees Canoe and Kayak has RV campsites along the river and offers shuttles and canoe and kayak rentals on Pool 10 by advance reservation. Three Trees Canoe and Kayak:.
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