If you re considering lake homes for sale in Kentucky, look 90 miles northeast of Nashville to the Barren River Lake. Constructed in 1964, the lake not only helps to curb seasonal flooding of the Barren River, but it also serves as a playground for recreation enthusiasts all year long. Barren River Lake meanders through Allen, Monroe, and Barren County, spanning across 10,100 acres of land. The natural integrity of the lake is preserved by the U.S. Army Corps of
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If you’re considering lake homes for sale in Kentucky, look 90 miles northeast of Nashville to the Barren River Lake. Constructed in 1964, the lake not only helps to curb seasonal flooding of the Barren River, but it also serves as a playground for recreation enthusiasts all year long.
Barren River Lake meanders through Allen, Monroe, and Barren County, spanning across 10,100 acres of land. The natural integrity of the lake is preserved by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, providing premium outdoor conditions. Anglers appreciate the lake’s clean and inviting waters, as they host a variety of fish. Catfish, crappie, and bluegill populate the lake in strong numbers, along with hybrid, white, largemouth, and yellow bass. Catfish fishing is sublime at night, and it’s recommended you cast your rod during their spawning season in June. There’s also a good chance you might catch a 15-inch or larger largemouth bass.
Even if fishing isn’t your sport of choice, there are countless other reasons to test the water. Before diving in, stop by the Barren River Lake State Park Marina, which features rental boats and pontoons, 100 open boat slips, a boat launch, and praise-worthy customer service. Once on the lake, feel free to jet along in a high-speed boat, splash around swimming, or skip across the surface on a jet ski. While you’re at it, explore the lake’s three largest islands, two of which are about one square mile each and sit in the widest portion of the lake. Lake properties for sale have the best spot in town, surrounded by water revelry at its best.
With miles of shoreline to indulge in, there’s just as much fun to be had off the water as on. Enjoy the scenery with a picnic
c or test your aim by hunting in the back hills. The Barren River Lake is surrounded by several well-maintained hiking and horseback riding trails, in addition to basketball, tennis, and volleyball courts. Lakefront properties have full access to these amenities, and they also enjoy spectacular sunsets.
Lake-view cabins also reside within steps of some of the state’s best golfing. Since it’s ideally located along Kentucky’s prized golf trail, the lake hosts its own top-notch golf course, the Barren River Lake State Resort Park. The course is both challenging and addictive, ensuring you’ll return to it time and time again. If you’d like to live on a Barren River Lake Golf Course, visit GolfHomes.com for property listings and details.
Two epic geocaches are stashed around the lake awaiting true treasure hunters, while the Mammoth Cave National Park invites the anyone with an appreciation for the mysterious to play in the dark a while. The Barren River Lake celebrates the outdoors by making the wild feel like home.
This 10,050 acre lake is located in Barren and Allen counties. Warm water fish species dominate the creel, with stockings of striped bass in the lake and rainbow trout below the dam. Black bass, bluegill, channel catfish and crappie are found in large numbers.
Why not RENT a Lakehouse on Barren River Lake while you are viewing houses or lots for sale? Check out other website for Lake Rentals, LakeHouseVacations.com. Here is a link to vacation rentals on Barren River Lake:
Barren River Lake Vacation Rentals
Are they permitted? Yes
Can you swim in the lake? Yes
Average water level variance? 2 ft.
Are they permitted? Yes
Are they permitted? Yes
Barren is 30 minutes to Bowling Green, 15 minutes to Glasgow, 1 hr. from Nashville, TN, and 1 1/2 hrs from Louisville, Kentucky Nolin is 20 min from Munfordville, 1 1/4 hrs. from Louisville
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Barren River Lake is unsurpassed for fishing pleasure. With an abundance of largemouth, white, and hybrid striped bass, bluegill, channel catfish, crappie, and rough fish, you are sure to get a bite!
Barren River Lake provides hours of entertainment for the boating enthusiast. The marina at Barren River Lake State Resort Park has 100 open slips, 40 covered slips, a launching ramp, rental fishing boats and pontoons.
Barren River Lake State Resort Park
is a water-lover's paradise surrounded by forested, rolling hills. The resort is located near Kentucky's famous cave area, which includes Mammoth Cave National Park, the longest cave system in the world! Barren River Lake State Resort Park is complete with a lodge, cottages, tennis courts, golf course, swimming beach, dock facilities, boat rentals, picnic area and planned recreation.
Louie B. Nunn Lodge
Surrounded by rolling, tree-covered hills, Louie B. Nunn Lodge overlooks the beautiful 10,000-acre lake. The lodge has 51 rooms, and offers full amenities. For mementos of your visit, browse the gift shop, which features a large selection of Kentucky handcrafts and souvenirs.