Articles from October 2013



Barren River Lake State Park campground closes Nov. 1; Tailwater remains open

The Barren River Lake State Park campground will close Friday, Nov. 1. The last night to camp will be Thursday, Oct. 31.

Barren River Lake draw down underway

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has begun the draw down of Barren River Lake to winter pool.

Barren River Lake State Park will host Geocaching Weekend, Oct. 26-27

Barren River Lake State Park will host a Geocaching Weekend, Oct. 26-27.

Barren River Lake State Park golf pro among Golf Digest’s best teaching pros

Barren River Lake State Park golf professional Carmello Benassi has been named one of Kentucky’s top golf instructors in the November issue of Golf Digest.

Smallmouth bass fishing thrives in fall

Smallmouth bass fishing thrives into the fall.

Barren River Lake State Park remains open, as federal shutdown continues

Barren River Lake State Park is open for business.

Barren River Lake closings, openings

During the government shutdown, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ recreation areas and campgrounds on the Barren River Lake have been affected.

Some Barren River Lake recreation areas and boat ramps will close Sunday, Oct. 6

The recreation areas and boat ramps at Baileys Point, Tailwater, the Overlook and Quarry Road will close Sunday, Oct. 6, due to the government shutdown

Baileys Point, Tailwater campgrounds will remain open through Sunday, Oct. 6

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Barren River Lake has announced that Baileys Point and Tailwater campgrounds will remain open through Sunday, Oct. 6, at 4:30 p.m. CT.