The Licking River Boathouse

The central portion of Riverboat Row is often closed for events or construction. Following are updated directions to the boathouse with the detour around the closed section of Riverboat Row.

To get to the Licking River Boathouse from Cincinnati, take I-471 over the Big Mac bridge and take the first exit (#5) as you cross the bridge. Turn left onto Dave Cowens Dr. At the next traffic light, turn left onto Washington Ave. Take Washington Ave to Third St. Turn right onto Third St. and follow it until the intersection with Columbia St. Turn right onto Columbia St and follow to the end, going through the flood wall. Turn left onto Riverboat Row. Follow Riverboat Row along the Ohio River into General James Taylor Park. Continue on Riverboat Row through the park and go through the green gate onto the dirt road. The boathouse is located around the bend near the 4th Street Bridge. Park as close to the boathouse as you can, being careful not to block the access to the dock from the bays.

Coming from Northern Kentucky, take I-471 North to Exit #5 and turn left at the traffic light at the end of the exit ramp onto Dave Cowens Dr. then follow the directions above to the boathouse.

Licking River Boathouse Map
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The Licking River Map