Kentucky River Authority

Kentucky River Authority


Welcome to the Kentucky River Authority’s Web page!


Here you will find information about the Kentucky River and its Lock and Dam System, such as how to use the locks, navigation charts, boat ramp locations, and contact information for river activities throughout the Kentucky River Basin.


If you have any questions or need additional information that you cannot find here, please contact us at the phone numbers or emails listed on the Contact Us page.



Kentucky Afield feature on the opening of Locks 1-4



Kentucky River Locks 1 through 4 set to reopen Memorial Day Weekend


Click here view a gallery of locks.




-2017 Kentucky River Lock Schedule

-2017 River Sweep Sites and Contacts

-2017 River Sweep Press Release


  Photo provided by The State Journal
Click Here for full article "Rockin' on the river:  New boat, more tours provide travel opportunities"



Meeting Notices
KRA Meeting No. 183 5-13-17 - AGENDA

KRA Marketing Subcommittee Meeting No. 1 -AGENDA


Meeting Minutes
KRA Meeting No. 182 - MTG MINUTES



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River Sweep, June 17
Contact: Sue Elliston,
Lee County Community Paddles
Ky. Riverkeepers Paddles on the Ky. River
Rocking Thunder Tour Boat
Visit Frankfort
Water for Life, July 9th
Jacobson Park
Lexington, KY
KR255 Race July 11th – 15th
Annual High Bridge Homecoming Festival
August 19th – 20th
Wilmore, KY
Riverblast at First Vineyard
August 26th