The Russell Fork of the Big Sandy River in Eastern Kentucky has some of the best whitewater rapids in the Southeast, drawing kayakers from around the world for some events.
The Russell Fork of the Big Sandy River in Eastern Kentucky has some of the best whitewater rapids in the Southeast, drawing kayakers from around the world for some events. Gareth Tate Photo by Gareth Tate courtesy of Appalachian Voices
The Russell Fork of the Big Sandy River in Eastern Kentucky has some of the best whitewater rapids in the Southeast, drawing kayakers from around the world for some events. Gareth Tate Photo by Gareth Tate courtesy of Appalachian Voices

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