Because of the federal government shutdown, the Army Corps of Engineers is closing campgrounds for the remainder of the season.

In Kentucky, closures are at Rough River, Nolin River, Barren River and Green River lakes.

At Rough River Lake, North Fork, Axtel and Laurel Branch boat ramps remain open but the restroom facilities are closed. Tailwater Recreation Area, Cave Creek Recreation Area and North Fork Day Use Area are closed. Rough River State Park facilities are open.

At Nolin River Lake,  Moutardier and Wax boat ramps remain open but the restroom facilities are closed. Iberia, Dog Creek, Van Meter and the Tailwater boat ramps are closed. Nolin State Park facilities are open.

Boat ramps at Barren River Lake are open at Port Oliver, Peninsula, Beaver Creek, The Narrows and Browns Ford. Restroom facilities also are open. Bailey’s Point and Tailwater boat ramps are closed. Barren River State Park facilities are open.

At Green River Lake, Holmes Bend boat ramp is open but the restroom facility is closed. Smith Ridge, Site One, Tailwater and Pikes Ridge boat ramps are closed. Green River State Park facilities are open.

Customers with reservations will receive a full refund. To check on the status of your cancelation and refund, contact the reservation customer service at 1-(888) 448-1474 (TDD 1-877-833-6777). For lake information and to keep up with what is happening at U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, call Rough River Lake (270) 257-2061; Nolin River Lake (270) 286-4511; Barren River Lake (270) 646-2055; and Green River Lake (270) 465-4463.

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