Due to it's short length this is usually run in tandem with the West Prong of the Otter or Muddy Creek to increase the paddle time. In addition, by continuing onto the main Otter Creek (past the KY388/Red House Road bridge) an additional 2-3 miles of class II-III whitewater may be gained.
The East Prong of the Otter has very continuous whitewater with numerous play possibilities, and contains some of the steeper drops around Central KY. Dangers in this section include deadfalls, sticky hydraulics at higher levels and low clearance under a driveway bridge that should scouted from East Prong Road when the water levels are very high.
The East Prong of the Otter is a rain dependent stream which comes up and goes down very fast. Check with the Bluegrass Wildwater Association for water levels.
Permits are not required for this reach.
on Otter Creek East Prong @Peacock Rd to KY 388 bridge (Red House Rd.) (2 mile
East Prong Otter Creek, KY May 2002
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