Bear Hunters: The 2016 archery/crossbow season for black bears opens this Saturday October 22.  All hunters must check the KDFWR homepage or call the Info Center at 1-800-858-1549  after 9:00 PM each day of the season to learn if the black bear quota was met.  For information about checking bears, click here.

Green River Lake Tailwater

Green River Lake Tailwater:

A paved parking lot (with security lights) and a single lane concrete ramp suitable for small john boats, canoes and kayaks is available. Boats are not permitted upstream of ramp according to posted ACOE signage. The first shoal is located below State Highway 55 Bridge, 0.25 mile downstream of ramp. Plenty of quality bank fishing access is available directly below the dam downstream to ramp. Picnic shelters, playground and restroom facilities are also present. This is the starting point of the Upper Green River Blue Water Trail.

Green River Lake Tailwater  Green River Lake Tailwater


  • Location:Taylor County, KY
  • Ramp Type: Any light trailerable recreational boat
  • Ramp Fee: No
  • Latitude: 37.2427
  • Longitude:-85.3428
  • Capacity: 25 or Less
  • Ramp Surface: Paved
  • Launch Lanes: Single
  • Parking: Paved
  • Courtesy Dock: No


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