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Brookville Lake

  • June 24, 2023
  • Brookville Lake Reservoir


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BROOKVILLE LAKE: Saturday, June 24, 2023

Time: 10:00AM Launch Location Egypt Hollow Ramp

SPONSOR: Robert Moore

Last year Jeff and I launched from Egypt Hollow and paddled south with interesting conditions. That sounds like a good plan to me so we will repeat the launch site. Options include paddling east into Mounds SRA, west fork or south to the dam. Egypt Hollow is located between the two causeways near Everton and accessed from the west side of the lake. By water, the distance from the ramp to the dam is about 5.5 miles. This is the open water section of the lake. Sea kayaks with spray skirts and water tight bulkheads are required. Brookville Lake is a 5260-acre lake managed by the Army Corps of Engineers and Indiana Department of Natural Resources for flood control and recreation. A detailed description of the lake can be found on line.

Put-In: Meet at the Egypt Hollow ramp near Everton

From I 70, you can follow State Road 1 south through Connersville and continue south another 6 miles to Everton. Turn left at the Everton flashing light onto Everton Road. You may notice the small brown signs directing towards the Egypt Hollow ramp. At the end of Everton Rd., bear right onto S County Road 500E/S Bentley Rd. Turn Right onto E County Rd. 700 S. Turn right onto County Rd. 550 E. The road bears left and the name changes to W Egypt Hollow Rd. Follow it down hill to the ramp.  There is an outhouse, parking area and boat ramp.

Meeting time: 10:00AM. Bring Lunch.

Contact information: Robert Moore, Please register no later than June 22.

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