Scout Celebration set Aug. 11-13

The 23rd annual Barren River Lake Scout celebration will be this weekend, Aug. 11-12, at the Tailwater Campground.

Corps closes Beaver Creek for season

Beaver Creek Campground and Beach is closing for the season.

Barren River Lake visitors may be asked to participate in nationwide Corps’ survey

Barren River Lake visitors may be asked to participate in a Visitor Use Survey concerning the length of their visit, as well as their overall experience.

Barren River Lake beaches are scheduled to be open for Memorial Day weekend

Quarry Road Beach, Beaver Creek Beach and Barren River Lake State Park beach (Sunset Cove) are scheduled to be open for the Memorial Day weekend.

Barren River Lake, Lake Barkley state parks excellent for largemouth bass

By Lee McClellan, Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources The months of May and June make for two of the best for catching largemouth bass. The weather is warm, but not too hot, and the largemouth bass feed heavily as warmer water temperatures increase their desire to eat. Largemouth bass are one of the […]

Barren River Lake levels rising with rain

The Barren River Lake is rising toward summer pool as weekend rains helped move the lake level up almost 2 ft. in two days.

Baileys Point Campground open April 20; Walnut Creek, State Park are now open

Baileys Point Campground on Barren River Lake will open this Thursday, April 20.

Spring weather challenge to fishermen

Spring weather can cause consternation among anglers when planning fishing trips.

Barren River and Barren River Lake Fisheries District Fishing Forecast

The Southwestern Fisheries District Fishing Forecast for 2017 looks great for all parts of Barren River and Barren River Lake.

Barren River Lake Fish Attractor Map

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Kentucky Division of Fish and Wildlife Resources has released a new Barren River Lake Fish Attractor Map as of April 3.