Tag Archives: Ohio River

The Mount Vernon Waterfront

The Mount Vernon Waterfront, which includes Riverbend Park, Sherburne Park, a commercial area with a coffee shop and restaurants, an amphitheater, a bandshell, a playground, picnic tables, scenic walkways, and a boat ramp is a favorite place to take the kids or watch the sunset. Continue reading

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John T. Myers Locks and Dam

The John T. Myers Locks and Dam is a major dam on the Ohio River, near other Posey County Attractions including Hovey Lake and Twin Swamps, just a short, scenic drive from Mount Vernon. There is an observation deck with a picnic table and, if you get lucky, you’ll see barges, or possibly even a paddlewheel, pass through the locks. Continue reading

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Weyerbacher Wetland Restoration Area

The Weyerbacher Wetland Restoration Area is a 35-acre moist soil managed wetland that is flooded during fall and winter to provide dependable and manageable water for critical migration and wintering habitat for waterfowl, shorebirds and other wetland wildlife. Continue reading

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Uniontown Ferry Boat Ramp

The Uniontown Ferry Boat Ramp is well-maintained with a large parking lot on the Ohio River where the old Uniontown Ferry used to operate. Continue reading

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Mount Vernon Boat Ramp

The Mount Vernon Public Boat ramp is a great place to put in the Ohio. A popular spot for water skiing, pontoons, fishing and other types of boats. Continue reading

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