Articles from May 2013



Barren River Lake State Park to celebrate National Trails Day June 1 with hike

Barren River Lake State Park will celebrate National Trails Day Saturday, June 1, with a hike on one of the park’s trails.

Barren River Lake will host Walmart Bass Fishing League tournament on June 1

Barren River Lake will host the Walmart Bass Fishing League (Mountain Division) tournament Saturday, June 1, at Port Oliver Recreation Area.

June 1-2 is Free Fishing Weekend

This weekend, June 1-2, is Free Fishing Weekend in Kentucky.

Barren River Lake water level falling

The Barren River Lake water level is falling.

It’s Catfish time across Kentucky

When water temperatures warm into the 70s, it’s catfish time across Kentucky.

Port Oliver Yacht Club’s Huddleston Cup regetta on Barren River Lake May 25-26

Despite high water, the Port Oliver Yacht Club will host its annual Huddleston Cup regetta on Saturday and Sunday, May 25-26.

National Safe Boating Week, May 18-24, reminds boaters to WEAR IT! all summer

Memorial Day weekend marks the beginning of summer and extra traffic is expected on Barren River Lake.

Barren River Lake swimming beaches closed for Memorial Day weekend

Due to high water levels, all Barren River Lake swimming beaches will be closed during the Memorial Day weekend.

Glasgow Highland Games May 31- June 2

The Glasgow Highland Games are scheduled for Friday, May 31, – Sunday, June 2, at the Barren River Lake State Park.

POSTPONED: Friends of Barren River Lake & Park Community Picnic May 17

The Friends of Barren River Lake & Park Community Potluck Picnic, Friday, May 17, at Port Oliver Recreation Area amphitheater has been postponed due to predicted rain.