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.

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.