Life jackets must be worn for safety

Life jackets can save lives on the water.

Fishing Report by the Corps

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Barren River Lake posted this Fishing Report about 9:30 a.m. today.

Blue-green algae caution still in effect for Barren River Lake boaters, swimmers

Boaters and swimmers on Barren River Lake are being cautioned again this summer about the blue-green algae.

National Safe Boating Week May 17-23 encourages boaters to “Wear It”

In anticipation of Summer, this week, May 17-23, has been designated as National Safe Boating Week.

All campgrounds open for summer

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

Barren River Lake filling up!

Barren River Lake has begun filling toward Summer Pool.

Barren River Lake struggling to reach Winter Pool as rain, snow keep falling

Barren River Lake has yet to reach winter pool.

Recycle Christmas trees as fish habitat

Use your old natural Christmas tree to create fish habitat around Barren River Lake.

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 draw down underway

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has begun the draw down of Barren River Lake to winter pool.