Barren Lake beaches open; swim safely

With Barren River Lake hitting summer pool (552 ft.), all of the lake’s beaches are open.

Quarry Road Beach is open this weekend

High water will have little effect on Barren River Lake recreation and boating this Memorial Day weekend.

High water may keep beaches closed

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

All campgrounds open for summer

All five campgrounds around Barren River Lake are OPEN and accepting reservations for the summer.

Baileys Point, Walnut Creek campgrounds open this weekend

Baileys Point and Walnut Creek campgrounds open this weekend, April 18, for the season.

UPDATE: Repair and recovery begins at Narrows Marina following roof collapse

A portion of the roof at the Narrows Marina on Barren River Lake collapsed Monday from the weight of ice and snow.

Time to make those camping reservations

It is not too early to make your reservations for camping on Barren River Lake this summer.

Barren River Lake State Park campground closes Nov. 1; Tailwater remains open

The Barren River Lake State Park campground will close Friday, Nov. 1. The last night to camp will be Thursday, Oct. 31.

Barren River Lake closings, openings

During the government shutdown, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ recreation areas and campgrounds on the Barren River Lake have been affected.

Some Barren River Lake recreation areas and boat ramps will close Sunday, Oct. 6

The recreation areas and boat ramps at Baileys Point, Tailwater, the Overlook and Quarry Road will close Sunday, Oct. 6, due to the government shutdown