Barren River has boat launches available for the public in the campground and a boat launch with a courtesy dock next to the marina. The marina at the state dock has 100 open slips, 40 covered slips, a launching ramp, and boat rentals available. Marina telephone: 270-646-2357. Website:
Barren River Lake also is unsurpassed for fishing pleasure. With an abundance of hybrid bass, largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, walleye, crappie, and catfish, you are sure to get a bite! A Kentucky Fishing License is required. Click here to purchase a license online at KY Dept. of Fish and Wildlife Resources. Don't have fishing equipment? No problem! Ask at the park front desk or recreation office about their fishing loaner program where you can check out FREE equipment.