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From skiing to hiking, caving and more, winter fun awaits


Date: 1/17/2018 9:15:00 PM

Come and see for yourself as Barren River Lake State Resort Park in Lucas, Kentucky, will host its Sandhill Crane tours on two weekends in late January 2018. Thousands of sandhill cranes make Barren River Lake a winter stop as they congregate in huge

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Cave City residents recognized for helping to save man's life

Glasgow Daily Times

Date: 1/9/2018 4:18:00 PM

On Monday night, the city council presented its first Above and Beyond Award to Cave City residents Jamie Karnes and Jason Martin, who helped rescue Murrell Watts of the Finney community from a boat crash on Barren River Lake in late November. Councilman

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Donate used Christmas trees for habitat

Daily News

Date: 1/2/2018 11:11:00 AM

Locally, trees can be dropped off at Cabela’s Outpost, 3395 Nell O’Bryan Court in Bowling Green; Barren River Lake Port Oliver boat ramp; Barren Outdoors, 2433 Scottsville Road south of Glasgow; and the Warren Southwest District Fisheries Office

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Barren River Lake Weather

The Weather Channel

Date: 1/1/2018 11:34:50 AM

Mostly cloudy during the evening. A few snow showers developing late. Low near 25F. Winds light and variable. Chance of snow 30%. Snow accumulations less than one inch. A destination guide to help you plan your next adventure

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Visit a Kentucky State Park to celebrate New Year’s Eve

The News-Enterprise

Date: 12/30/2017 9:13:00 PM

Most events include some sort of dinner, party, dancing and lodging packages. New Year’s Eve events also are planned at Barren River Lake State Resort Park in Lucas, Blue Licks Battlefield State Resort Park in Mount Olivet, Cumberland Falls State Resort

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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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