Articles from March 2012



Enjoy Easter Buffet at Barren River Lake State Park’s Driftwood Restaurant

Barren River Lake State Park will host its annual Easter Buffet on Sunday, April 8, in the Driftwood Restaurant, from noon to 8 p.m.

Catch more Crappie as weather warms

The best days to catch Crappie are the ones where the weather has been above 65 degrees for 4 or 5 straight days.

Barren River Lake State Park will open campground this Friday, March 30

The Barren River Lake State Park campground opens this Friday, March 30.

Personal Floatation Devices required always, but especially as water rises

As Barren River Lake rises with the Spring rains, it is as important as ever to wear personal floatation devices while enjoying the lake.

Barren River Lake State Park undergoes long-term energy savings projects

Barren River Lake State Park, along with eight other state resort parks, have begun a long-term energy savings project.

March and April offer fishermen best opportunities for trophy largemouth bass

Anglers wanting to catch a trophy largemouth bass have the best opportunity in the months of March and April.

“Tour of America” dining series ends March 22 with a menu from Boston

The fifth and final stop on the Barren River Lake State Park’s “Tour of America” dining series will be Thursday, March 22, with a menu from Boston.

Fishing goes “high tech” with mapping

The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources has mapped the type and location of fish attractors in Barren River Lake.

Barren River Lake State Park will have Irish favorites at St. Patrick’s Day Dinner

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with an Irish dinner at the Barren River Lake State Park’s Driftwood Restaurant. The dinner menu, served from 5-8 p.m. on Saturday, March 17, will include a variety of Irish favorites.

Friends of Barren River Lake will be hosting St. Patrick’s Day Dance Saturday

The Friends of Barren River Lake and Park will be hosting a St. Patrick’s Day dance at the Barren River Lake State Resort Park Lodge on Saturday, March 17 (St. Patrick’s Day), from 7-11 p.m.