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A Canoeing and Kayaking Guide to Kentucky (Canoe and Kayak Series)
A Canoeing and Kayaking Guide to Kentucky (Canoe and Kayak Series)
by Bob Sehlinger, Johnny Molloy
Paperback from Menasha Ridge Press
ISBN: 0897325656
With approximately 54,000 miles of streams and rivers, Kentucky has more miles of running water than any state except Alaska. Wet your paddling blade and whet your paddling appetite with the authority on paddling the waterways of Kentucky A Canoeing & Kayaking Guide to Kentucky. Researched and written by veteran outdoor writers and paddlers Bob Sehlinger and Johnny Molloy, A Canoeing & Kayaking Guide to Kentucky is as vital to enjoying Kentucky's waterways as the boat itself. From the coal fields of Eastern Kentucky to Kentucky's western border along the Mighty Mississippi, this redesigned and completely updated guide to paddling the creeks, rivers, and coastal waterways of the Bluegrass State covers thousands of miles of paddling that range in difficulty from scenic floats down the Cumberland to whitewater runs of the Russell Fork. New maps, new river profiles, completely updated contact information, at-a-glance data that includes class, length, time, gauge, level, gradient, volume, and ratings for solitude and scenery make this guide an indispensable river companion.
 
Game of My Life Kentucky Wildcats: Memorable Stories of Wildcats Basketball (Second Edition) (Game of My Life)
by Ryan Clark
Hardcover from Sports Publishing
ISBN: 1613210515

Kentucky Wildcats recall their greatest moments--updated to include their run to the 2011 Final Four!
How does it feel to play your last college game and land on the cover of Sports Illustrated? What was it like to be a part of the team that won the University of Kentucky's first national championship ever? Readers will find the answer to these questions and so much more in Ryan Clark's newly updated edition of Game of My Life Kentucky Wildcats.
Clark takes readers into the arena and onto the court with this in-depth look at the legends of Kentucky basketball. Stars like Jamal Mashburn, Dan Issel, Kenny Walker, Derek Anderson, Walter McCarty, Richie Farmer, Jack "Goose" Givens, Louie Dampier, John Pelphrey, Travis Ford, and Brandon Knight are among the many players who share their stories. Some of the games described involve championships, while others have extraordinary personal meaning. Over thirty players share the moment that defined their college basketball careers. Without a doubt, Game of My Life Kentucky Wildcats captures the passion and spirit of the men who have made this team a legend for the last seventy years. 30 black-and-white photographs

 
Hiking Kentucky, 2nd: A Guide to Kentucky s Greatest Hiking Adventures (State Hiking Series)
Hiking Kentucky, 2nd: A Guide to Kentucky's Greatest Hiking Adventures (State Hiking Series)
by Michael H. Brown
Paperback from Falcon
ISBN: 076273650X
From old country roads to dense forest paths, Kentucky boasts more than 1,500 miles of marked and maintained trails. Author Michael Brown describes seventy-nine of his favorite hikes, from 1-mile nature trails to multiday backpacks.
 
Hiking Kentucky (America s Best Day Hiking)
Hiking Kentucky (America's Best Day Hiking)
by Brook Elliott, Barbara Elliott
Paperback from Human Kinetics
ISBN: 0880118121

 

This is your complete guide to the most interesting and scenic day-hiking trails in Kentucky. No matter what part of the state you want to explore or how easy or hard a trek you want, this handy book will lead you to the right trail.

Hiking Kentucky features the following:

- Detailed descriptions of 100 trails, including the length of trail, estimated time to hike it, and a difficulty rating
- 144 easy-to-read park and trail maps
- A map of each featured trail, with points of interest and trail distances
- Practical information on how to get to parks, the park hours, available facilities, permits and rules, and a contact address and phone number
- A convenient trail-finder grid that provides a summary of each trail's features and location in the book
- A section on nearby points of interest, with contact phone numbers

Hiking Kentucky makes it easy to enjoy self-guided tours of trails in all regions of the Bluegrass State. You'll discover beautiful trails in 54 featured spots, including Red River Gorge Geologic Area, Cumberland Gap National Historical Park, Natural Arch Scenic Area, Central Kentucky Wildlife Refuge, and Mammoth Cave National Park.

Authors Brook Elliott and Barbara Elliott are outdoor writers and longtime residents of the state who bring to life the history, terrain, flora, and fauna of each area. And their descriptions of nearby recreational and sightseeing destinations ensure that you won't miss anything on your trip.

Whether you live in Kentucky or are just visiting, there's no better way to discover the natural beauty of the state than with Hiking Kentucky.

 
Kentucky: Memorable Stories of Wildcat Basketball (Game of My Life)
Kentucky: Memorable Stories of Wildcat Basketball (Game of My Life)
by Ryan Clark
Hardcover from Sports Publishing LLC
ISBN: 1596701196

Some of the games described by these University of Kentucky basketball legends involve championships, while others have extraordinary personal meaning. Stars like Jamal Mashburn, Dan Issel, Kenny Walker, Derek Anderson, Walter McCarty, Richie Farmer, Jack "Goose" Givens, Louie Dampier. John Pelphrey, and Travis Ford are among the many former players profiled in this in-depth look at the men and games that helped shape and build the legendary Kentucky Wildcats' basketball tradition.
 
Wildcat Madness: Great Eras in Kentucky Basketball (Golden Ages of College Sports)
Wildcat Madness: Great Eras in Kentucky Basketball (Golden Ages of College Sports)
by Wilton Sharpe
Paperback from Cumberland House Publishing
ISBN: 1581824734
 
50 Hikes in Kentucky: From the Appalachian Mountains to the Land Between the Lakes (50 Hikes Guides)
50 Hikes in Kentucky: From the Appalachian Mountains to the Land Between the Lakes (50 Hikes Guides)
by Hiram Rogers
Paperback from Countryman Press
ISBN: 088150551X

Explore Kentucky's extensive, diverse, and often overlooked network of trails.
Hikers in Kentucky will find a stunning array of natural rock arches, rushing rivers, spring wildflowers, and even a recently reintroduced herd of elk. Within the 670,000-acre Daniel Boone National Forest lie two wilderness areas, the Red River Gorge Geological Area, and a trail system highlighted by the 269-mile Sheltowee Trace National Recreation Trail. Outside the national forest lie Cumberland Falls, centered around the mighty waterfall and its world famous moonbow, and Natural Bridge, one of the largest natural arches in the eastern US.
An overview chart provides at-a-glance information on the 50 hikes, which feature something for hikers of every ability. Each hike is accompanied by a topographical map, information on difficulty, mileage, and rise, as well as information on the geology, wildlife, and ecosystems you'll encounter along the way. 40 black-and-white photographs and 51 maps

 
The Best in Tent Camping: Kentucky: A Guide for Car Campers Who Hate RVs, Concrete Slabs, and Loud Portable Stereos
The Best in Tent Camping: Kentucky: A Guide for Car Campers Who Hate RVs, Concrete Slabs, and Loud Portable Stereos
by Johnny Molloy
Paperback from Menasha Ridge Press
ISBN: 0897326091
Packed with lakes, rolling hills, and rugged bluffs, The Best in Tent Camping: Kentucky profiles the best campgrounds in the Bluegrass State. Whether it's camping in well-known destinations such as Mammoth Cave or the Daniel Boone National Forest or enjoying hidden gems such as the campsites at Wax, the scenery will not fail to please the eye. From Kingdom Come State Park with its incredible mountain views to Land Between the Lakes, a national recreation area, Kentucky spells paradise for tent campers.
 
The Kentucky Derby: 101 Reasons to Love America s Favorite Horse Race
The Kentucky Derby: 101 Reasons to Love America's Favorite Horse Race
by Mary Tiegreen, Sheri Seggerman
Hardcover from Stewart, Tabori & Chang

Long shots and closers. Secretariat, War Admiral, Citation, and Seattle Slew. The astonishing ride of Mine That Bird. The lovable spirit of Smarty Jones. Trainers and owners. A sea of spectacular hats. A classic mint julep in a silver cup. The break from the gate. Photo finishes. Holding the winning ticket. These are only a few of the things that make the Kentucky Derby the most exciting two minutes in sports.

The Kentucky Derby offers a compendium of the legendary horses and rich history, the personalities, and the real-life experience of Derby Day from the backstretch to the winner's circle. With colorful anecdotes and striking photography, Sheri Seggerman and Mary Tiegreen have captured the rivalries, fanfare, and unpredictability that give the Run for the Roses its allure. The third title in a series that celebrates the nation's most iconic sporting events, The Kentucky Derby captures the pageantry and the passion of this great American race.

 
A Fishing Guide to Kentucky s Major Lakes
A Fishing Guide to Kentucky's Major Lakes
by Arthur B. Lander Jr.
Paperback from The University Press of Kentucky
ISBN: 0813109469

" This updated fishing guide by expert fisherman Art Lander will help anglers of all skill levels make the most of their time at any of the state's twenty-two most important reservoirs. Lander reveals what type of fishing is best at each lake, where fish can be found during the various seasons, and what tackle and techniques have proven best for each species. Detailed maps of each lake and information on fish feeding habits and marinas make this book an essential guide to the region's lakes and the top fifteen sport fish species inhabiting them.

 
Big Blue : 100 Years of Kentucky Wildcat Basketball
by Michael Bradley
Hardcover from McGraw-Hill/Contemporary Distributed Products
 
Cruising Guide from Lake Michigan to Kentucky Lake: The Heartland Rivers Route
by Rick Rhodes
Paperback from Pelican Pub Co

Beyond Mammoth Cave: A Tale of Obsession in the World's Longest Cave
by James D. Borden, Roger W. Brucker
Paperback from Southern Illinois Univ Pr (Trd)

A Canoeing and Kayaking Guide to the Streams of Kentucky, 4th
by Bob Sehlinger
Paperback from Menasha Ridge Press
1994

The Winning Tradition: A History of Kentucky Wildcat Basketball
by Bert Nelli, Steve Nelli, Humbert S. Nelli
Hardcover from University Press of Kentucky

American Classic Pedigrees 1914-2002: A Decade-By Decade Review of Kentucky Derby, Preakness, and Belmont Winnersplus Kentucky Oaks and Coaching Club American Oaks
by Avalyn Hunter
Hardcover from Eclipse Press

Genuine Risk (Kentucky Derby-Winning Filly)
by Hallie I. McEvoy
Hardcover from Eclipse Press

50 Hikes in Kentucky: From the Appalachian Mountains to the Land Between the Lake (50 Hikes Guides)
by Hiram Rogers
Paperback from Countryman Pr

Hiking Kentucky (America's Best Day Hiking)
by Brook Elliott, Barbara Elliott
Paperback from Human Kinetics Pub

The Longest Shot: Lil E Tee and the Kentucky Derby
by John Eisenberg
Paperback from University Press of Kentucky

Kentucky's Domain of Power, Greed and Corruption
by Betty Boles Ellison
Paperback from Writers Club Press

Hiking Kentucky
by Michael Brown
Paperback from Falcon

 

The Kentucky Basketball Encyclopedia
by Tom Wallace, Brooks Downing
Hardcover from Sports Publishing, Inc.
 
The Kentucky Hunter's Resource
by Ivan Schell
Paperback from Harmony House Publishing/Louisville

Special Order

Black Winning Jockeys in the Kentucky Derby
by James Robert Saunders, Monica Renae Saunders
Paperback from McFarland & Company

A Fishing Guide to Kentucky's Major Lakes
by Arthur B. Lander
Listed under Fishing Kentucky

Horse Racing's Holy Grail: The Epic Quest for the Kentucky Derby
by Steve Haskin
Hardcover from Eclipse Press

The Kentucky Thoroughbred
by Kent Hollingsworth
Hardcover from University Press of Kentucky
1985

Still Crazy About the Cats
by Jamie H. Vaught
Paperback from McClanahan Pub House

The Overtime Kids: Carr Creek High: 1956 Kentucky State Champions
by Don Miller
Hardcover from Turner Pub Co

Kentucky Derby Stories
by Jim Bolus
Paperback from Pelican Publishing Company

The Calumet Collection: A History of the Calumet Trophies
by Judy Marchman, Tom Hall, Margaret B. Glass
Paperback from Eclipse Press

Remembering the Derby
by Jim Bolus
Hardcover from Pelican Pub Co
1994

Derby Dreams
by Jim Bolus
Hardcover from Pelican Pub Co

And the Walls Came Tumbling Down: The Basketball Game That Changed American Sports
by Frank Fitzpatrick
Paperback from Bison Bks Corp

Basketball's Biggest Upset: Texas Western Changed the Sport With Win over Kentucky in 1966
by Ray Sanchez
Hardcover from Mesa Pub Corp
1991

Derby Fever
by Jim Bolus
Hardcover from Pelican Pub Co

 
 
 

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