Articles from May 2014



Barren Lake beaches open; swim safely

With Barren River Lake hitting summer pool (552 ft.), all of the lake’s beaches are open.

Walmart BFL Tournament scheduled for Saturday, May 31, on Barren River Lake

The Walmart Bass Fishing League (Mountain Division) will make its first of two visits to Barren River Lake Saturday, May 31.

Quarry Road Beach is open this weekend

High water will have little effect on Barren River Lake recreation and boating this Memorial Day weekend.

Blue-green algae caution still in effect for Barren River Lake boaters, swimmers

Boaters and swimmers on Barren River Lake are being cautioned again this summer about the blue-green algae.

High water may keep beaches closed

High waters may keep the beaches of Barren River Lake closed this Memorial Day weekend.

National Safe Boating Week May 17-23 encourages boaters to “Wear It”

In anticipation of Summer, this week, May 17-23, has been designated as National Safe Boating Week.

Glasgow Highland Games will be May 30- June 1 at Barren River Lake State Park

The 2014 Glasgow Highland Games will be May 30- June 1 at the Barren River Lake State Park.

All campgrounds open for summer

All five campgrounds around Barren River Lake are OPEN and accepting reservations for the summer.

Family Adventure Quest digital photo scavenger hunt underway at state parks

The 2014 Kentucky State Parks Family Adventure Quest is underway!

Take advantage of May Deals!

Barren River Lake State Park is offering May Deals for lodging, camping and golf.