Barren River, Lake water level rising

Barren River and Barren River Lake is expected to rise as rains from the remnants of Hurricane Harvey drain into the lake.

Flags at Warren County parks signal Barren River tributaries’ conditions

Warren County Parks and Recreation Department has started using a flag system to inform people about tributaries of Barren River at two of the county’s parks.

Barren River Lake draw down begun

The annual draw down of Barren River Lake to Winter Pool has begun.

Barren River Lake flooding still causing beach closings, effecting boat ramps

Flooding on Barren River Lake continues to cause beach closings and effect lake boat ramps.

Corps seeks to raise winter pool level

For the past 15 years, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District, has lowered the level of Barren River Lake to a winter pool level of 528 ft. And, now the Corps would like to make that a permanent winter pool level.

Barren River Lake State Park Beach CLOSED! because of high lake level

After being reopened for only one week, the Barren River Lake State Park Beach (Sunset Cove) has closed due to high lake water levels due to recent rains.

Barren River Lake Shoreline Management Plan review and update is underway

The 2015 Barren River Lake Shore Management Plan is available for public review and comment until Dec. 17.

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.