Kentucky's Hunting Access Sites
Barren River Lake WMA.
Location & Size: Allen & Barren counties, 8,790 acres
Contact (270) 646-5167; COE office (270) 646-2055
Elevation minimum 482 feet, maximum 752 feet.
Area Habitat mostly forest: open land 13%, forest 78%, wetland 4%, open water 5%.
Entrance GPS coordinates: Latitude N 36.87774, Longitude W -86.05559
Directions & Description: (10,100 land acres at summer pool): Barren, Allen counties, access from US 31E and KY 87, 98, 100 and 252, and by lake.
Hilly to gently sloping terrain, with woodlands and cleared bottomlands maintained for wildlife.
Peninsula Unit, Grass, Goose, Mason and Narrows islands open to primitive weapons hunting only. Tail-Water Campground open year-round; no camping on management area. The Dry Creek unit is the mobility impaired designated area. Boating, fishing on Barren Lake, camping, golf, horseback riding, swimming, lodge accommodations at nearby Barren River Lake State Resort Park. Owned by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
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Barren River Lake State Resort Park
Corp of Engineers - Barren River lake
2013-14 Public Land Hunting (PDF), page 11
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