Besides all the water activities, the Lake Barkley area offers biking, hiking, hunting and an abundance of scenic by-ways. There are many interesting attractions for the whole family to enjoy. There are plenty of antique shops, historical attractions, museums and shopping and a fantastic water park.
Fishing on property managed by the Corps of Engineers for the operation of Lake Barkley has become a tradition and is a favorite pastime for many people. With over 57 thousand surface acres of water available for public use, Lake Barkley supports diverse and abundant fish populations.
In addition to fishing on Lake Barkley, there is a Civil War Monument, historic relics, commercial marinas, public parks and wildlife refuges. The many species of wildlife here, including golden and bald eagles, make bird watching and nature photography exciting pastimes.
Lake Barkley belongs to its visitors. Treat the area with respect by keeping it clean and attractive. Enjoy yourself, have a safe visit, and come back again soon!
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