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Barren River Lake Birdwatching


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Barren River Lake Birdwatching Bird watching can be enjoyed any time of the year and is especially good during the winter months when migrating waterfowl and bald eagles make their way to Kentucky.

Quarry Road Recreation Area has a watchable wildlife area. Brochures are available at the Corps Office which is adjacent to Quarry Road. A viewing blind is located about midway on the one mile loop trail. Also featured in this public recreation area is a 14 acre native prairie field, which is representative of how the area appeared before the early pioneers arrived.

Quarry Road Recreation Area is located off of State Highway 252 at the dam in Barren County, adjacent to the Corps of Engineers office.


Address: Dam location 1 mi N on KY 252 from KY 1533 W Jct.
Phone: 270-646-2055
Our Website:www.lrl.usace.army.mil/brl/default.asp

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Barren River Lake Fishing

Fishing opportunities abound at Barren River Lake. Hybrid bass (stocked regularly by State of Kentucky)

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Barren River Lake Boating

Boating opportunities abound at Barren River Lake. Boat ramps are conveniently located in each recreation area and there are also three full service marinas to satisfy needs. There are eight boat ramps on the lake and one located below the dam on Barren River.

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Barren River Lake Trails

Three self-guided trails are located at the Barren River Lake State Resort Park. Connell Nature Trail: one-mile trail begins at the head of the road leading to the beach. Lena Madesin Phillips Trail: one-half mile nature-historical trail located at 31E picnic area. Bike & Hiking Trail:

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Barren River Lake Hunting

There are 10,000 acres of federal lands at Barren River Lake and approximately 8,000 acres are available for all types of hunting. The Corps of Engineers has leased this land and the 10,000

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Barren River Lake State Resort Park

Barren River Lake State Resort Park is located near Kentucky's famous cave area, which includes Mammoth Cave National Park, the longest cave system in the world! The Louie B. Nunn Lodge is surrounded by rolling, tree-covered hills, the lodge overlooks the beautiful 10,000

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