Kentucky River Authority

Locking Information

Kentucky River Lock 1 (Carrollton), Lock 2 (Lockport), Lock 3 (Monterey, Gest) and Lock 4 (Frankfort) will be operated from May 24th until October 27th, according to the following sch​edule:


Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays through September 5:

10:00 AM to 7:15 PM


Additional Holiday Lockage Hours

  • Monday, May 27: 10 AM to 7:15 PM
  • Thursday, July 4: 10 AM to 7:15 PM
  • Monday, Sept. 2: 10 AM to 7:15 PM​


Beginning September 6, locking hours Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays will be:

9:00 AM to 6:15 PM


Kentucky River Locks 5 through 14 are closed until further notice.  

There is no fee to lock through during normal business hours.  ​