Rockcastle River No Shuttle Packrafting - Kentucky

BJett

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The Rockcastle River is a designated Kentucky Wild River, and it has a very short section of fun class 3/4 whitewater in its narrows. Multiple trails in the area make for numerous no shuttle packraft hike/paddle combinations. This is one of those.



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14 mile hike, 1 mile paddle. Success.
 

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A good way to end a year. I love that piece of KY for hiking, I wish I knew enough to paddle the Narrows.
 
A good way to end a year. I love that piece of KY for hiking, I wish I knew enough to paddle the Narrows.
Yeah that area has great trails and after heavy rain lots of waterfalls. The Narrows are a classic stretch of whitewater but way too short, its a fun one to run laps on. Definitely sketchy though, everything is undercut!
 
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