Russell Creek, Green River, Green River Lake State Park
Columbia is located in scenic southern Kentucky along the banks of Russell Creek. Russell Creek offers paddlers and anglers 25 miles of scenic waterways to explore. Russell Creek empties into another popular river, the Green River. Not far is another great outdoor location, Green River Lake State Park. Here visitors may find miles and miles of trails for hiking, biking and horseback riding. Columbia is also home to Lindsey Wilson College. Lindsey Wilson has made a name for itself in the collegiate cycling world, and this strong cycling presence has carried over and helped establish a great network of cycling routes in and around Columbia. Be sure to visit Columbia's historic downtown after a day on the river or on your bike.