Russell Fork Whitewater Is Just Around the Corner

Each weekend in October, whitewater rafting is available on the Russell Fork River in beautiful Elkhorn City, Kentucky. Elkhorn City has become the go-to place for whitewater enthusiasts, outdoor adventure seekers, and kayakers of any skill level.

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The Russell Fork River, which flows through Elkhorn City, offers a range of challenge levels, from the fun class II rapids to the more exhilarating class IV and higher rapids. Traverse through two beautiful states as you experience the river that kayakers all over have come to know and love. Check out Dane Jackson’s 2014 winning run on the Russell Fork:

Hotels Near the Russell Fork River

Pike County’s lodging options covers a wide variety of high quality establishments. From your favorite hotel chains such as Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Inn and Holiday Inn Express, to our unique locally owned inns such as The Landmark Inn and the Hatfield & McCoy Lodge at the Riverside, you can always expect a friendly smile and a clean and relaxing rooms at any rate. Very few locales offers a chance to experience wild beauty & nature, profound American history, unique live entertainment and also top quality lodging. In Pike County, hospitality is a way of life, so come and enjoy what we have to offer. We can’t wait to meet you!

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Healthy Walking Paths of Pikeville, KY

Pikeville, Kentucky is known for its small town atmosphere, but with so much to offer. With a wealth of 5k runs, historic locales, and unique downtown dining & shopping opportunities, Pikeville is one of the best places in Eastern Kentucky for a walk, whether for leisure, health, or both.

The Pike County Diabetes Partnership has put together this handy walking map of Downtown Pikeville to help walkers determine the walking path that fits best. The map is broken up into four categories, based on degree of difficulty and what can be found on each individual path. Click on the link below to download the Healthy Walking Paths of Pikeville, KY map, and get outside! Heck, you never know, you may catch a few Pokemon on your travels as well.

Healthy Walking Paths of Pikeville, KY Map
Healthy Walking Paths of Pikeville, KY Map