Another exciting whitewater rafting season in Elkhorn City, Kentucky is winding down. Steve Ruth, a kayaking enthusiast for the area, was kind enough to allow us to post some of the photos he gathered from the Lord of the Fork whitewater kayak race. Check them out below.
The wild and beautiful Russell Fork River runs through Elkhorn City in Pike County, Kentucky. Many outdoor thrill-seekers know that October means white water season in Eastern Kentucky, and Kentucky Whitewater is ready to outfit their outdoor excursion. The Russell Fork River is perfect for kayakers and rafters of varying degrees of skill, from novice to expert. Kentucky Whitewater offers rafting and kayaking trips as well as instruction for ages 6 and up. They also offer a variety of programs to help kayakers and rafters get acquainted with this exciting hobby, such as swiftwater rescue training, river safety, gear/boat repair, and more. The Russell Fork River’s rapids are waiting for you, plan your trip today!