The Explore Kentucky Initiative is proud to announce the creation of the Big South Fork River Dash, an inaugural race sponsored by Southern Paddlesports, McCreary Tourism, Farm House Inn Bed and Breakfast, Outdoor Venture Corporation, Mountain Tech Media, the McCreary County Chamber of Commerce, Be In The Water, DCH Technologies, The Affordable Outdoors, and the Big South Fork Scenic Railway. This event will be one of the last paddlesports race of 2016 in the upper Southeast.
Paddlers will have a chance to experience the beauty of the Big South Fork ional River & Recreation Area, one of our country’s great frontiers through a 8 mile flatwater river dash down the Big South Fork of the Cumberland River while being surrounded by scenic gorges, sandstone bluffs, and lush forestland. This is a spectacular paddle sports event you do not want to miss!
Registration Deadline: November 8th, 2016
Race Cap: 50 Paddlers
$35 Solo craft
$50 Tandem craft
- $22 Solo Kayak
- $32 Tandem Canoe or Kayak
Race classes will consist of the following:
Awards will be for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd in class!
All Racers Will Receive:
Free train ticket for the Big South Fork Scenic Railway.
Raffle ticket for various prizes including a Tandem Kayak, Red River Gorge Zipline Pass, and more.
10% Discount on dinner at Whistle Stop Cafe