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.

Tailwater offers primitive camping

All campgrounds around Barren River Lake are closed for the season, with the exception of the Tailwater campground. It remains open as a primitive site.

Barren River Lake, dam celebrate 50 years

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Barren River Lake celebrated the 50th anniversary of Barren River Lake and dam today.

Barren River Lake and Dam will celebrate 50th Anniversary on Saturday, Oct. 25

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.

Falling water levels, fall turnover and cold fronts present fishing challenges

Falling water, along with the fall turnover and cold fronts, are challenges in decoding fall bass fishing patterns.

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.

Walmart BFL Mountain Division will be fishing Barren River Lake Sept. 13-14

The Walmart Bass Fishing League’s Mountain Division will fish Barren River Lake Saturday-Sunday, Sept. 13-14.

Falling water temps improve fishing

When the water temperature drops into the upper 60’s, look for fall fishing to be at its best.