From Lake Michigan
to Kentucky Lake
The Heartland Rivers Route
by Captain Rick Rhodes
Covering over 800 miles of navigable inland rivers from Lake Michigan to Kentucky Lake, this book guides cruisers through America’s heartland. In eleven regional chapters, Capt. Rick Rhodes explores the entire navigable sections of the Chicago, Calumet, Des Plaines, and Illinois rivers, as well as parts of the Mississippi, Ohio, Cumberland, and Tennessee. Topics specific to inland cruising, such as negotiating floods safely and sharing rivers with commercial traffic, are addressed here. Also, by featuring numerous historical anecdotes and other river lore, Cruising Guide from Lake Michigan to Kentucky Lake gives insight into the region’s past along with current restaurant and entertainment options.
This book contains up-to-date and thoroughly researched information about the area, including 91 marinas, 53 fuel locations (including gas and diesel), and over 170 bridges. Pub 2002.