At this location, the Ohio-Kentucky state line is near the Ohio side of the river. Birds seen on the other side of the Ohio River are in Kentucky. When reporting birds from the Ohio hotspot use multiple incomplete checklists as described below.
Ohio eBird reviewers ask that birders keep precise state and county lists. When you are at a location where you see birds across a state or county line, we ask that you keep two incomplete birding lists, one for each side of the border.
When keeping separate checklists for different sides of a border, please follow these rules:
Capt Anthony Meldahl Locks and Dam is located about 30-40 minutes east of Cincinnati, Ohio. Take the New Richmond Exit from I-275 onto east US-52. The locks and dam are between Neville and Chilo, Ohio. Also, From Portsmouth, Ohio, about 2 hours on west US-52. Captain Anthony Meldahl Locks and Dam is located at mile marker 436 on the Ohio River. It creates a 95-mile navigational pool between Meldahl Locks and Dam and Greenup Locks and Dam. Meldahl is an integral link in the Ohio River navigational system. Tours of the facilities can be scheduled.
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