Fishing is tough on Barren River Lake with water temperatures near 90 degrees and combined with the high water.
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As the rain continues to fall, the Barren River Lake level continues to rise, causing closings and flooding around the lake.
The Quarry Road and Beaver Creek beaches on Barren River Lake will be closed until further notice due to rising water levels.
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.
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.
Runoffs from recent rains and snow have caused water levels to rise significantly in Barren River and Barren River Lake.
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 waters may keep the beaches of Barren River Lake closed this Memorial Day weekend.
Barren River Lake has yet to reach winter pool.
The Barren River Lake crest at 562.24 ft., just over 10 ft. above summer pool. on Thursday, July 11.