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Old 05-06-2011, 12:06 PM
 
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I'm moving to New Albany this summer. My wife and I like to kayak rivers and creeks... and I see "Silver Creek" runs through my new home town!

Has anyone here paddled any of the creek? Is it worth the time to bother?

Thanks!
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Old 05-06-2011, 04:27 PM
 
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I've kind of hiked/mucked my way around the portion near where it runs into the Ohio and it was a little nasty. I also don't know if there are very many good access points around town. The hills are a little steep on each side in parts and I think a lot of it buds up against private property.

I would suggest heading over to the Blue River. There are businesses that rent canoes/kayaks in both Milltown (on state road 64) and Fredericksburg (farther north on US 150) on the Blue and I'm sure you could find a place to park and put your own kayaks in if you wanted. It's not more than a 30 minute drive from New Albany to either of those places and the river is very nice.

Here's the link for the place in Milltown (Cave Country Canoes on Blue River)
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Old 05-06-2011, 09:44 PM
 
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Thanks! I am quite open to other places to paddle!
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Old 05-06-2011, 10:28 PM
 
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No problem. Welcome to the area. Whereabouts are you coming from?
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Old 05-07-2011, 04:37 PM
 
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Raleigh NC... out here, we have this great book that reviews and gives advice for "Eastern NC rivers, creeks and streams"!
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