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Glasgow - Barren County
Tourist Commission

118 East Public Square
Glasgow KY 42141
Located at the Glasgow/Barren County
Chamber of Commerce Building.

Phone:  800-264-3161
Phone:  270-651-3161
Fax:  270-651-3122

annstewart@glasgow-ky.com

 

 

 

 

 

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Outdoor Recreation
Partially Under Construction

Golf     Fishing   l   Parks


Golf
  • Barren River State Park Golf Course
    18 holes over 6,440 yards with a par of 72 (Municipal)
    1149 State Park Rd
    Lucas, KY 42156-9300
    (800) 295-1876
    12 miles from center of Glasgow.
     
  • Cedar Point Golf Course
    18 holes over 6,306 yards with a par of 72 (Public)
    Highway 31 West, Just Off I65
    Park City, KY 42160
    (270) 749-4101
    12 miles from center of Glasgow.
     
  • Diamond Caverns Golf Course
    18 holes over 5,410 yards with a par of 70 (Public)
    660 Doyle Rd
    Park City, KY 42160-7901
    (270) 749-9466
    12 miles from center of Glasgow.
     
  • Fox Hollow Golf Corse



    18 holes (Public)
    Thompkinsville Road
    Glasgow, KY 42141
    (270) 678-7277
    1 mile from center of Glasgow.
     
  • Glasgow Country Club
    18 holes over 6,169 yards with a par of 71 (Private Equity)
    350 Country Club Lane Road
    Glasgow, KY 42141
    (270) 651-8955
    5 miles from center of Glasgow
     
  • Kentucky Hills Golf Course
    9 holes over 3,200 yards with a par of 36 (Public)
    6198 Randolph-Summer Shade Rd
    Summer Shade, KY 42166
    (270) 428-4444
    11 miles from center of Glasgow.
     
  • Park Mammoth Golf Course



    18 holes over 6,073 yards with a par of 70 (Public)
    Park Mammoth Resort
    Park City, KY 42160
    (270) 749-4101
    13 miles from center of Glasgow.

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Fishing

  • Barren River Lake encompasses over 10,000 acres and fishing opportunities abound. Hybrid bass (stocked regularly by State of Kentucky), striped bass, largemouth bass, all types of catfish, crappie, brim and many others are harvested. Boat ramps are conveniently located at all recreation areas and include Peninsula, Barren River Lake State Resort Park, The Narrows, Beaver Creek, Baileys Point, Walnut Creek, Austin and Browns Ford.
     

  • Fishing Piers:
    Fishing is one of the main attractions at Barren River Lake and for those who don’t own a boat, or prefer fishing from the shoreline, there are three fishing piers to choose from. Two of these piers are located at the Quarry Road Recreation Area located at the dam off State Highway 252 in Barren County. Choose the main lake to fish from or a more quiet location in a small pond adjacent to the parking lot. The third location is located below Lucas, Ky., at the end of South Lucas Road on Peter Creek. From U.S. 31 East take State Highway 1318 west and turn left at the stop sign onto South Lucas Road.
     

  • Green River Pay Lake
    325 Siloam Road
    Glasgow, KY 42141-8388
    (270) 678-5414
    East of Glasgow, off of Highway 90
    Fishing allowed 7 days a week. Stocked with catfish  Thursday,Saturday & Monday. Close at midnight Sunday thru Thursday.

    A friendly and fun-filled atmosphere!

  • Ridgetop Lake
    4083 Mammoth Cave Road
    Cave City, KY 42127
    270-773-9940
    Ridgetop Lake is a clean, quiet, fishing lake with a family atmosphere. Stocked with farm-raised catfish three days a week. Also stocked with big catfish (10 lbs and up) on a regular basis. Kids can fish for bluegill, too! Bring the family and enjoy the fishing! Catfishing, bait, groceries, camping supplies. No license required.

  • River Fishing:
    River fishing, below the dam, offers the opportunity to catch muskie, catfish and also hybrid and striped bass. A boat ramp is located in the Tailwater Campground.
     

  • Maps:
    Fishing maps, bait and gasoline are available at most stores around the lake. Detailed maps of the lake can also be obtained from the Corps of Engineers Office at the dam.
     

  • Fishing Tournaments:
    Plan or registering a fishing tournament with Kentucky Department of Fish & Wildlife Resourcesnew window. This voluntary registration will help organizers and participants choose a part of the lake that may be less congested.

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Parks

  • American Legion Park
    Softball Field - with covered score booth, scoreboard and two (2) sets of fences to vary outfield distance
    Covered Picnic Shelter - with five (5) wooden tables and electric outlet, no grill
    Five (5) Gazebos- covered, metal tables / attached seats, grill available
    Day Camp Building
    Two (2) Playground Areas - with slides, swings and climbers
    Three (3) Horse Shoe Throwing Pits
    Sand Play Court
    Four (4) Parking Areas - with designated handicapped parking
    Disc Golf Course - nine (9) hole course

    Restrooms - handicapped accessible
     
  • Gorin Park
    Baseball Stadium - Richardson Field, covered, with bleachers, concession
    Little League Parks - Pitching machine, and Coach Pitch fields, Concession Stand
    8 Tennis Courts
    2 Basketball Courts - Full sized, marked
    Remote Control Car Track
    2 Covered Picnic Shelters - #1 Shelter has 8 tables; #2 Shelter has 5 tables
    4 Shaded Picnic Tables-no grill, uncovered
    2 Playground Areas - Complete with roofs, slides and climbers
    Parking Areas - Handicapped accessibility

    Bathrooms - Handicapped accessibility
     
  • Municipal Swimming Pool
     
  • Twyman Park
    Softball Field Area
    Basketball Court - Paved, regulation full length, has all court markings, 2 goals, lights and bleachers
    Volleyball Court
    Two (2) Picnic Shelters- Covered, 4 tables, electric outlet
    Playground - Fenced, with swings, slides and merry-go-rounds
    Parking Area - Handicapped accessible

    Restrooms
     
  • Weldon Park
    Little League Baseball Field - concession, covered score booth
    Picnic Shelter - covered, wooden tables, electrical outlet
    Nature Trail - composed of 1/2 mile and 1 mile lengths
    Concession Stand
    Storage Building
    Playground Sets- one geared for ages 2 to 5 years and one for ages 5 to 12 years
    Playground - Fenced, with swings, slides and merry-go-rounds
    Parking Area - Handicapped accessible

    Restrooms

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