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1/27/2015
Full Pool: 552.0
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Birdwatchers flock to see cranes

Daily News

Date: 1/24/2015 10:26:00 PM

The fliers were a flock of sandhill cranes that were resting in a pasture near Barren River Lake State Park during their winter migration. A group of birdwatchers peered at the cranes through binoculars and spotting scopes set up at a nearby driveway

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Head into the wild

Herald-Dispatch

Date: 1/21/2015 9:00:00 PM

Tours will be held Jan. 23-24 and 30-31. New this year is a Friday afternoon sunset tour to watch the thousands of cranes that make Barren River Lake an annual stop as they congregate in huge numbers to migrate. Each weekend also includes an educational

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Shoreline management review set for Barren River Lake

Glasgow Daily Times

Date: 1/21/2015 7:22:00 AM

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced Tuesday that the Shoreline Management Plan for Barren River, Nolin River, and Rough River lakes will be undergoing a periodic review and update this year. Staff at the lakes will have open houses to accept

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State Parks hosting Valentine’s Day events

Lane Report

Date: 1/19/2015 11:39:00 AM

Here is a listing of special events (all times local): Barren River Lake State Resort Park, Lucas Honeymooners Weekend, Feb. 13-15: Barren River Lake State Resort Park invites you to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Bring your special someone for a fun

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State Parks hosting Valentine’s Day events

Lane Report

Date: 1/19/2015 11:39:00 AM

Here is a listing of special events (all times local): Barren River Lake State Resort Park, Lucas Honeymooners Weekend, Feb. 13-15: Barren River Lake State Resort Park invites you to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Bring your special someone for a fun

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• River: East Fork Barren River
• Surface Area: 10,100 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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