The crown jewel of the Warren County Parks, Basil Griffin features a host of features and amenities unrivaled in Warren County.Read More
Phil Moore Park has a wide range of facilities for sports, creek access, picnics and even a soapbox track.Read More
Romanza Johnson Park features creek access, as well as a picnic shelter for the perfect place to grill out.Read More
High Hazard, Access Closed -- Ground conditions at Phil Moore Park or Romanza Johnson Park are not able to handle vehicle traffic, and access points are closed.
River gauge CFS reading stage levels are 1501 and over.
National Weather Service has issued a special advisory, watch, or warning for area that could affect river conditions.
Medium Hazard, Use Caution -- River gauge CFS reading stage Medium Hazard, Use Caution -- levels are between 301 and 1500. Water conditions will be swift, boaters will need to utilize extreme caution when canoeing or kayaking on the water way and should be aware of changing water conditions.
Ground conditions at Phil Moore Park and Romanza Johnson Park are wet and vehicle traffic should use caution while parking and driving to and from access points. Patrons should park only in designated areas.
Low Hazard, Calm Conditions-- River gauge CFS reading stage levels are under 300.
Boaters should use caution while on the river and should remain aware of changing water conditions.
FLOAT TIMES ARE DEPENDENT ON WATER LEVELS
Phil Moore Park and Romanza Johnson Park both close at dark and any vehicles left unattended are subject to being locked in the park until 8am the next day
To get River Flag Updates on Drakes Creek, visit the USGS National Water Information System website.
For more information and a map of the Warren County Blueways go to www.trailsrus.com/blueways.
For more information, call the WCPRD office at 270-842-5302.
The River Safety System is created around the USGS Cubic Feet per Second (CFS) format and has been compared to Warren County Emergency Management water rescue CFS rates over the past three years. According to the USGS Water Science Glossary, CFS measures the rate of flow in streams and rivers. CFS is equal to a volume of water one foot high and one foot wide flowing distance of one foot per second.
This system does not take the place of state river gauge readings, National Weather Service Warnings/Advisories, Special Weather Statements or other public safety agencies. The sole intention of this program is to help give both experienced and novice river recreational enthusiasts a better/visual/on-site cue of information about park ground, river access and river conditions.