Articles from February 2012



Quarry Road Recreation Area closed during March following dam maintenance

The Quarry Road Recreation Area, next to the Barren River Lake Dam, is expected to remain closed through March.

American Indian menu set March 1

The fourth stop on the Barren River Lake State Park’s “Tour of America” dining series will be Thursday, March 1, with an American Plains Indian menu in the park’s Driftwood Restaurant.

Barren River becoming place for Sauger

The fisheries division of the Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Resources has stocked 50,000 Sauger in the Barren River in the past two years.

2012 Barren River Lake State Park Golf Discount Cards available at proshop

The 2012 Barren River Lake State Park Golf Discount Card is now available at the course’s proshop.

Barren River Ducks Unlimited dinner March 8 celebrates 75 years of DU

The Barren River chapter of Ducks Unlimited will celebrate the 75th anniversary of Ducks Unlimited during its annual dinner Thursday, March 8, at The National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green.

Hike rescheduled for Saturday, Feb. 25

The annual Barren River Lake State Park Sandhill Crane Hike has been rescheduled for Saturday, Feb. 25, with a meetup set for 12:30 p.m. at the Fairview Plaza Shopping Center in Bowling Green or meetup at the state park lodge at 1:15 p.m.

Barren River Lake State Park to host annual state park race series May 12

Barren River Lake State Park will host the 8th annual Kentucky State Park Race Series, including a 5K Family Fun Walk, on May 12.

Mountain bike trail along Barren River in Bowling Green under construction

The Bowling Green Riverfront Foundation, in conjunction with the Kentucky Mountain Bike Association, will construct a 1.5-mile mountain bike trail in the Weldon Peete Park, along the Barren River in Bowling Green.

Creole/Cajun on menu Thursday night

The third stop on the Barren River Lake State Park’s “Tour of America” dining series will be Thursday, Feb. 16, with a New Orleans’ Creole/Cajun menu in the park’s Driftwood Restaurant.

Kentucky state parks’ campgrounds offering 20% discount for April 1-26

Kentucky state parks’ campgrounds are offering 20 percent discounts on reservations for camping April 1-26.