Posts belonging to Category Flooding

Barren River Lake Fishing Report July 24

Fishing is tough on Barren River Lake with water temperatures near 90 degrees and combined with the high water.

Flooding causes closings around lake

As the rain continues to fall, the Barren River Lake level continues to rise, causing closings and flooding around the lake.

Beaches CLOSED due to high water

The Quarry Road and Beaver Creek beaches on Barren River Lake will be closed until further notice due to rising water levels.

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.