Barren River Lake closings and openings announced for Memorial Day Weekend

   The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Barren River Lake announced Monday, May 23, the following closings and openings for the Memorial Day Weekend.
   For more information, please call the Barren River Lake, Corps of Engineers Office, at 270/646-2055 or visit them on Facebook at Barren River Lake – US Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District or check for updates on this site. 

CLOSED

– Austin Boat Ramp
– Bailey’s Point B-Loop Campsites (1-8 open)
– Bailey’s Point C-Loop Campsites
– Bailey’s Point D-Loop Campsites (portion open)
– Barren River Lake State Park Boat Ramp
– Peninsula Boat Ramp
– Port Oliver Recreation Area and Boat Ramp
– Quarry Road Recreation Area at gate (access by parking at overlook)
– Swimming Beaches
 
OPEN
– Bailey’s Point Boat Ramp (back down only)
– Bailey’s Point A-Loop Campsites
– Bailey’s Point B-Loop Campsites (1-8 only)
– Bailey’s Point D-Loop Campsites (portion closed)
– Bailey’s Point E-Loop Campsites
– Bailey’s Point F-Loop Campsites
– Barren River Lake State Park Marina
– Beaver Creek Boat Ramp (back down only)
– Beaver Creek Campsites
– Browns Ford Boat Ramp (back down only)
– Narrows Boat Ramp (back down only)
– Narrows A-Loop Campsites
– Narrows B-Loop Campsites (upper sites only)
– Narrows Marina
– Peninsula Marina (courtesy dock and shuttle available)
– Tailwater Campsites
– Walnut Creek Boat Ramp (back down only)
– Walnut Creek Campsites
– Walnut Creek Marina

   The Corps urges boaters to use extreme caution during high lake levels; submerged signs, rocks, guy wires, piers and drift can make it unsafe to boat or swim. Ensure your boat is equipped with all required safety equipment and take safety precautions by going slow.

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