Kentucky River Authority

Boat Ramps

While every effort has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the following list of Kentucky River Boat Ramps, the Kentucky River Authority does not own, operate or maintain any of these facilities.  The ramps, particularly the privately owned ones, are subject to change either in the fee that is charged or even whether or not it is open to the public.

Ramp Name

River Mile*

Ramp Fee

County

Ramp Type

Map It

Point Park Ramp

Ohio Mile 545.7L

 

Carroll

Any Trailerable Recreational Boat

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Kentucky River Lock and Dam 1

4.0R

 

 

 

 

Twin Eagle Ramp (Big Twin Creek Ramp)

17.5R

 

Owen

Any Light Trailerable Recreational Boat

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Gratz City Ramp

28.5R

 

Owen

Any Trailerable Recreational Boat

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Lock 2 Ramp (4WD only)

31.0L

 

Henry

Any Light Trailerable Recreational Boat

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Kentucky River Lock and Dam 2

31.0L

 

 

 

 

Six Mile Creek Ramp

31.1L

 

Henry

Any Light Trailerable Recreational Boat

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Monterey Ramp

42.0R

Membership

Owen

Any Light Trailerable Recreational Boat

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Kentucky River Lock and Dam 3

42.0L

 

 

 

 

Sand Ripple Fish & Wildlife VPA

45.0L

 

Henry

Any Light Trailerable Recreational Boat

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Still Waters Boat Ramp

51.9R

Fee

Franklin

Any Light Trailerable Recreational Boat

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Steele Branch Ramp

55.1R

 

Franklin

Any Trailerable Recreational Boat

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Kentucky River Campground

55.8R

Fee

Franklin

Any Light Trailerable Recreational Boat

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Buffalo Trace Distillery Ramp

64.5R

Membership

Franklin

Any Light Trailerable Recreational Boat

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Kentucky River Lock and Dam 4

65.0L

 

 

 

 

Benson Creek Boat Ramp

65.8L

 

Franklin

Any Trailerable Recreational Boat

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Frankfort Boat Dock Ramp

66.2R

 

Franklin

Any Light Trailerable Recreational Boat

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Old Lawrenceburg Road Ramp (Lee's Ramp)

68.8L

 

Franklin

Any Light Trailerable Recreational Boat

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Clifton Ramp

78.9R

Membership

Woodford

Any Light Trailerable Recreational Boat

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Kentucky River Lock and Dam 5

82.2L

 

 

 

 

Fint's Ramp

84.5L

 

Anderson

Any Light Trailerable Recreational Boat

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Kentucky River Lock and Dam 6

96.2R

 

 

 

 

Oregon Road Ramp

97.3L

 

Mercer

Any Trailerable Recreational Boat

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Cummins Ferry Ramp (Nonesuch)

104.9R

 

Woodford

Any Light Trailerable Recreational Boat

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Cummins Ferry Marina

105.3L

Fee

Mercer

Any Light Trailerable Recreational Boat

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Palisades Adventures

113.5L

Fee

Mercer

Any Light Trailerable Recreational Boat

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Kentucky River Lock and Dam 7

117.0R

 

 

 

 

High Bridge Ramp

117.5R

Fee

Jessamine

Any Light Trailerable Recreational Boat

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Camp Nelson Ramp

135L

Fee

Garrard

Any Light Trailerable Recreational Boat

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Kentucky River Lock and Dam 8

139.9R

 

 

 

 

KY 39 Ramp (HWY 1541 Ramp)

146.1R

 

Jessamine

Any Light Trailerable Recreational Boat

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Buckeye Ridge Ramp (Paint Lick Ramp)

146.1L

 

Garrard

Any Light Trailerable Recreational Boat

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Poosey Ridge Ramp (HWY 595 Ramp)

149.0L

 

Madison

Any Light Trailerable Recreational Boat

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Kentucky River Lock and Dam 9

157.5R

 

 

 

 

Valley View Ferry (carry down only)

157.9R

 

Jessamine

Carry Down Only

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Clays Ferry Boat Dock

170.0R

Fee

Fayette

Any Trailerable Recreational Boat

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Boonesborough State Park

175.9L

 

Madison

Any Light Trailerable Recreational Boat

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Kentucky River Lock and Dam 10

176.4L

 

 

 

 

Old Habits Boat Dock

179.3R

Fee

Clark

Any Light Trailerable Recreational Boat

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Jackson Ferry Launch

185.0R

 

Clark

Any Light Trailerable Recreational Boat

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Red River Ramp (Merritt Ramp)

190.8R

Fee

Clark

Any Light Trailerable Recreational Boat

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College Hill Ramp

190.8L

 

Madison

Any Trailerable Recreational Boat

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Kentucky River Lock and Dam 11

201.0R

 

 

 

 

Kentucky River Park and Rec Center (Canoe Launch)

212.0R

 

Estill

Canoe & Kayak Launch

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Irvine Ramp

218.0L

Fee

Estill

Any Light Trailerable Recreational Boat

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Kentucky River Lock and Dam 12

220.9R

 

 

 

 

Ravenna American Legion (Frank Brown Ramp)

221.2R

Fee

Estill

Any Light Trailerable Recreational Boat

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Lock 13 Ramp

239.9L

 

Lee

Any Light Trailerable Recreational Boat

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Kentucky River Lock and Dam 13

239.9L

 

 

 

 

Sturgeon Creek Ramp

248.8L

 

Lee

Any Light Trailerable Recreational Boat

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Kentucky River Lock and Dam 14

249.0R

 

 

 

 

Beattyville Ramp

North Fork Ky 0.5R

 

Lee

Any Light Trailerable Recreational Boat

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KY 52 near Beattyville Ramp

North Fork Ky 2.8L

 

Lee

Any Light Trailerable Recreational Boat

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Perry County Park Ramp

North Fork Hazard

 

Perry

Any Light Trailerable Recreational Boat

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*Kentucky River mile 0 starts where the Kentucky River flows into the Ohio River in Carrollton.  R and L indicate river right or river left to a person traveling downstream.