Posts belonging to Category Flooding

Quarry Road Recreation Area, beach closed for clean up, maintenance

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Barren River Lake has temporarily closed the Quarry Road Recreation Area and beach for clean up and maintenance due to recent flooding.

Be prepared! for bad weather outdoors

Don’t let severe weather ruin your outdoor activities on Barren River Lake, whether it be fishing or boating or just enjoying the spring weather.

Heavy rain, snow causing water level concerns on Barren River and Lake

Runoffs from recent rains and snow have caused water levels to rise significantly in Barren River and Barren River Lake.

Barren River Lake and Dam will celebrate 50th Anniversary on Saturday, Oct. 25

The Barren River Lake and Dam will celebrate its 50th anniversary Saturday, Oct. 25, at 1 p.m., at the Tailwater Stilling Basin, below the dam.

High water may keep beaches closed

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

Barren River Lake struggling to reach Winter Pool as rain, snow keep falling

Barren River Lake has yet to reach winter pool.

Barren River Lake crests at 562.24 ft.

The Barren River Lake crest at 562.24 ft., just over 10 ft. above summer pool. on Thursday, July 11.

Rain, flooding closes beaches

Due to heavy rains, Barren River Lake has risen almost 4 ft. above summer pool (552 ft.) and begun flooding low areas, forcing the closure of the lake’s beaches.

Barren River Lake State Park beach will NOT open for fourth consecutive year

The Barren River Lake State Park beach will NOT open this year, marking the fourth consecutive year that the beach has been closed during the summer.

Barren River Lake water level falling

The Barren River Lake water level is falling.