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.

Barren River Lake swimming beaches open at Quarry Road and Beaver Creek

The Barren River Lake swimming beaches at Quarry Road and Beaver Creek are scheduled to be open to the public for the Memorial Day weekend.

Interagency passes to lakes available at Barren River Lake Corps office Jan. 1

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), including the Barren River Lake Corps Office, will begin issuing America the Beautiful National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Interagency Passes Jan. 1.

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.

Virtual Tour of Barren River Lake

Visitors can see what Barren River Lake has to offer by taking a Virtual Tour of Barren River.

Falling lake levels force ramp closures

As the Barren River Lake falls toward Winter Pool (525 ft.), low water levels are causing several ramp closures around the lake.

Day use fees waived Saturday, Sept. 27

Day use fees will be waived at all of the Barren River Lake boat ramps and beaches on Saturday, Sept. 27.

30th Barren River Lake Trashmasters Lakeshore Fall Cleanup will be Sept. 20

The 30th annual Barren River Lake Trashmasters Classic Lakeshore Cleanup is this Saturday, Sept. 20, from 8 a.m. to noon.

Channel catfish spawning in rocky banks

Channel catfish spawning in reservoirs rocky banks during June.