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Bear Creek Ramp

Located in the mouth of Bear Creek, this is a single lane concrete ramp suitable for all trailered watercraft. A graveled parking area is available at the top of the ramp. Boaters should use caution, this ramp is located directly upstream of Lock and Dam 5. Limited bank fishing access is also available at this location.

image of Bear Creek Ramp  image of Bear Creek Ramp


  • Location: Edmonson County, KY
  • Ramp Type: Any light trailerable recreational boat
  • Ramp Fee: No
  • Latitude: 37.1703
  • Longitude: -86.3989
  • Capacity: 25 or Less
  • Ramp Surface: Paved
  • Launch Lanes: Single
  • Parking: Unpaved
  • Courtesy Dock: No


  • Boat Ramp: Year Round - 24 Hours
  • Shoreline: Year Round - 24 Hours
  • Cleaning Station: None
  • Restrooms: None
  • Picnic Area: None
  • Camping: None
  • Marina: None
  • Lodging: None
  • Retail: Year Round - Limited Hours
  • Handicap Restrooms: None
  • Handicap Parking: None
  • Handicap Ramp: None
  • Handicap Pier: None