Buck Creek

Buck Creek is a waterway that originates in Lincoln County, KY and flows south before draining into Lake Cumberland. The creek flows along the edge of Daniel Boone National Forest towards the southern end of its course and is renowned for its aquatic habitats, unique cave formations, and opportunities for water recreation. Much of the creek flows through underground caves and karst formations; there are over 9o documented caves within its drainage. The river’s unique course draws visitors from Daniel Boone National Forest to experience the awe and beauty of the creek by paddling on several floats along the river. Buck Creek also hosts 77 species of fish and 30 species of mussels, including rare species only found in this region of the world.