Comfort Inn - Somerset

Use this link to take advantage of the special rate for Kentucky Waterman Series paddlers.

Rate: $85 + Tax

Phone: (606) 677-9000

Address: 82 Jolin Drive, Somerset, KY, 42503, US

Distances from Race LOcation:

  • 31.8 miles

Parking: Parking lot

Parking: Parking lot


Red Roof Inn

Located in Whitley City just off US-27. Red Roof Inn will be the host hotel for the Big South Fork River Dash.

  Call the hotel at (606) 376-3780 to reserve your room at the special rate of $45 + Tax. Must mention "Kentucky Waterman Series" to take advantage of this discount. *Note: Unfortunately, there is no place to store your craft inside the hotel other than your room.

Rate: $45 + Tax

Phone: (606) 376-3780

Address: 1116 US-27, Whitley City, KY 42653

Distances from Race LOcation:

  • 6.1 miles

Parking: Parking lot

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Alum Ford Campground

Located inside the National Park Service's Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area a literal hop, skip, and a jump from the race launch area at Alum Ford Boat ramp. This steezy campground will serve as the official crash-pad for the Big South Fork River Dash. 

Amenities include

  • Concrete tent pads with space for 2-4 per site

  • bear-proof food storage lockers.

  • Pit toilets.

  • Tons of smore's, ghost stories, and pre-race hanging out!

Address:  Hwy 700, Whitley City, KY 42653

Distances from Race LOcation:

  • 0 miles

  • Parking: Parking lot

Limited space is available, thus we will handle the booking for campsites on behalf of racers particpating in the Big South Fork River Dash.