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 acres of w... Barren River Lake Hunting
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:
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.
Numerous federal and state operated campgrounds provide a wide range of opportunities at various locations around the lake. Remember that camping is only allowed at designated camping areas, within a recreation area.