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Tennessee man drowns in Barren River Lake vicinity

Glasgow Daily Times

Date: 8/27/2016 2:58:00 PM

GLASGOW – A Tennessee man drowned Saturday morning in the vicinity of Barren River Lake, authorities said. Allen County Coroner Darren Davis said family members requested that the name not be released for 24 hours to allow more time to notify others in

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Man drowns while swimming in Hurricane Creek


Date: 8/27/2016 12:25:00 PM

LUCAS, Ky. (WBKO) -- Kentucky Fish and Wildlife say a 36-year-old man, of Tennessee, has drowned while swimming in Hurricane Creek at Barren River Lake on Saturday. Fish and Wildlife say the call came in just before 11 a.m. The man was swimming with other

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Lodges at Barren River Lake State Park in Kentucky

Date: 8/21/2016 5:43:17 PM

Barren River Lake State Resort Park ( in south-central Kentucky lies along the shoreline of its namesake lake, a 10,000-acre reservoir with 141 miles of shoreline. The state park features an array of outdoor recreational options, including

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Date: 8/20/2016 5:00:00 PM

After a day exploring the caves at Mammoth Cave National Park, enjoy the above-ground delights to be found at Barren River Lake State Resort Park. The lodge and cottages curve around the 10,000-acre lake, providing spectacular views of sunsets. In addition

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Outdoors Notes | Waterfowl blind drawing dates set


Date: 8/20/2016 12:02:00 PM

State wildlife officials have set waterfowl blind drawing dates for the Doug Travis, Lake Barkley, Barren River Lake, Green River Lake and Sloughs wildlife management areas. Dates, times and locations include: Doug Travis WMA (Carlisle and Hickman

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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)
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Summer 552 10,000 33
Total Storage 590 20,150 46
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