Lifejackets are essentials for the lake

Don’t forget the most important part of your Memorial Day trip- your life jackets.

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.

Time to catch smallmouth in streams

As smaller streams clear and return to normal make the best option for smallmouth bass.

Heavy rain, snow causing water level concerns on Barren River and Lake

Runoffs from recent rains and snow have caused water levels to rise significantly in Barren River and Barren River Lake.

Barren River Lake Shoreline Management Plan seeks input at Jan. 30-31 meetings

Barren River Lake will be undergoing a review of its Shoreline Management Plan (SMP) during meetings Jan. 30-31.

Recycle Christmas tree as fish habitat

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

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.