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OUR VIEW: Developments welcome, but keep pushing for bigger, better in county

Glasgow Daily Times

Date: 7/23/2014 8:25:00 PM

most notably Mammoth Cave National Park and Barren River Lake State Resort Park. Southcentral Kentucky is a beautiful part of the nation, and tourism in Barren County relies heavily on the attractiveness of this region’s natural resources. Cave City is

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Bass fishing continues to be strong on Barren Lake

Glasgow Daily Times

Date: 7/23/2014 7:51:00 PM

You bass fishermen can get the lowdown by calling 270-589-1452. Speaking of bass, the action is continuing to be strong at Barren River Lake, especially at night, and this tournament will be taking place overnight. A seven-pounder came in this week along

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Confusing pricing techniques; lake safety

Daily Independent

Date: 7/19/2014 9:03:00 PM

They are Rough River Lake, Nolin Reservoir, Taylorsville Lake, Greenbriar Creek Reservoir, Barren River Lake and Green River Lake. Swimming in an algae-infested lake can be dangerous for humans and pets. Experts say use caution when swimming, wading

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Stewart talks tourism at chamber of commerce breakfast

Glasgow Daily Times

Date: 7/19/2014 12:08:00 AM

Stewart said MCNP is one of the most visited national parks in the nation. Barren River Lake State Resort Park also draws many people from outside Barren County, Stewart said. Beyond those landmarks, the secretary said much of what motivates people to

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Morning outing produces big catch

Glasgow Daily Times

Date: 7/16/2014 9:11:00 PM

GLASGOW — I enjoyed another great day on Barren River Lake Tuesday morning, catching fish trolling, good conversation with friends and the day ending with a fish fry. It was another of our Old-timer monthly events and, although limited in attendance

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• Surface Area: 10,000 Acres
• Drainage Area: 940 Square Miles
In addition to the many recreation areas managed and/or leased out by the Corps of Engineers at Barren River Lake, more than 7,000 acres of land is licensed to the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources for the management of public hunting areas. The Corps also offers wildlife viewing opportunities in the Quarry Road Recreation Area with a 14-acre native prairie field and wildlife viewing trail.

Pool Elevation Area Length
(Feet mean sea level) (Acres) (Miles)
Winter 525 4,340 21
Summer 552 10,000 33
Total Storage 590 20,150 46
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