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    805 N 27Th Street
    Louisville, KY 40212
    Phone: (502) 774-3514

NOTICE: Many states are discouraging or banning movement of firewood to control spread of the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB). Not bringing wood from home to your campsite and not taking unused wood you procure while camping home with you is recommended -- required in some states. Check the following website to learn more:

See the Ohio River - McAlpine Pool website for additional information. Primary recreational opportunities are listed below.

Directions & Lake History/Factoid
Directions: McAlpine Locks & Dam is located in Louisville, KY. Exit I64 at the 22nd Street exit. Head west on either Northwestern Parkway or Portland Avenue. Turn right (north) on N. 27th Street. Either continue under railroad tracks to McAlpine Locks or turn right to access McAlpine Locks via N. 26th Street.

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Factoid: McAlpine Locks has a 37' elevation change between the upper and lower pools which is the largest of all the Locks on the Ohio River. The Lock area features a walkway with interpretive panels and a viewing platform overlooking the landward lock.

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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Recreation Services Status
Please see the list below for USACE managed areas. Other parks run by state or private marinas are not included in the list below. Please contact the state or private marina for additional information.

Open    Partially Open    Closed    Status Unknown

3 Recreation areas at Ohio River - McAlpine Pool

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 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Fisherman's Access                   H
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Mcalpine Lock             A        
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Overlook                    
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area   Corps Managed Managed by Others in Italics $ Corps Fees Collected
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XExists at lake
EElectric Campsites
NNon-electric Campsites
PPrimitive Campsites
GGroup Camping
DDump Station
CFish Cleaning Stations
DFishing Docks
PFishing Piers
APicnic Area
GGroup Picnic
GSGroup Picnic Shelter
PSwimming Pool
BBike Trails
QEquestrian Trails
HHiking Trails
IHiking Trails - Interpretive
ROff Road Vehicle Trails
FFitness Trails
WWater Trails
SSnow Mobile Trails
CCCross Country Skiing Trails
MMultipurpose Trails

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