Kentucky ranks second only to Alaska in
navigable water. Our 1200 miles of running streams make water a part of almost all of our
adventures. Recreational resources range from calm lakes to crystal clear trout streams,
to class IV White water trips. Our team-building activities utilizing canoes, guarantees a
fun, refreshing adventure for all participants.
As Far as Floyds Fork goes, it is a class I+ watershed. A Class I stream
is just about the slowest stream; basically, moving water qualifies. Floyds Fork is
canoeable downstream of highway 1408. The current is usually about 2.6 to 5 mph.
There are dangers on this low-class level as any other stream. Some of them include
numerous deadfalls and logjams. Most bridges are good haven to canoe launches. One
formally known canoe launch site is the Fairmount Road ford, but it is closed now to all
Warning: Some Web sites to which these materials provide links for
the convenience of users are not managed by the Jefferson County Public School System.
JCPS takes no responsibility for the contents of those sites. Comments, suggestions, or
error reporting about this page and its links should be sent to the webmaster - currently David Wicks, Louisville, KY.