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The Narrows

5 Reviews

About This Campground

US Army Corps of Engineers

Overview

The Narrows is a family-friendly campground on Barren River Lake, perfect for water lovers and anglers. The Narrows Campground is a 92-site area located near a marina and boat launch ramp. It is a moderately sized campground that has attracted many folks to return year after year.…

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Access

  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Unknown
  • Verizon
    Unknown
  • AT&T
    Unknown
  • T-Mobile
    Unknown

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Tent Cabin

Features

For Campers

  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Pull-Through Sites
  • 30 amp Hookups
  • 50 amp Hookups
  • Water Hookups
  • Max Length: 111 ft.

Reviews

5 Reviews of The Narrows

Ratings Breakdown

  • 0
  • 0
  • 2
  • 1
  • 2
Marly U.
Reviewed Sep. 11, 2021

Cute Campground

We camped here because of the easy access to the lake! Very friendly staff and the campground was easy to get around, especially on the golf cart. It was a little tight and traffic can get backed up within the campground when more than a few people are trying to park, but other than that it was…

Month of VisitSeptember
David R.
Reviewed Oct. 15, 2020

Nice

Nice and clean.

David R.
Reviewed Jun. 22, 2020

Nice campground

Kind of small but well maintained.

Location

The Narrows is located in Kentucky

Directions

From Glasgow, KY: Take 31-E south for 10 miles, turn right on 1318. Follow signs into campground entrance.

Coordinates

36.9041669 N
86.07083397 W

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About This Campground

Overview

The Narrows is a family-friendly campground on Barren River Lake, perfect for water lovers and anglers. The Narrows Campground is a 92-site area located near a marina and boat launch ramp. It is a moderately sized campground that has attracted many folks to return year after year. There are two loops open the full camping season.

Recreation

Boating and fishing are popular pastimes at The Narrows. Walk down to the shoreline and fish amongst the weeping willows or take off by boat to fish in a quiet setting at Coon, Green, Beaver or Skaggs Creek. The Narrows campground is also near open waters for tubing, skiing or wakeboarding.
The campground backs into the Lindsey Nature Trail, where hikers can look of the steep limestone cliffs to get panoramic views of the lake while listening to the cicada's buzz throughout the afternoon. Or take a hike at dusk to hear the seasonal nighthawk call in the night.

Facilities

Each campsite has a water hook-up and electricity available during the months of May through September. The campground has an amphitheater, beach volleyball court, horseshoe pit, and an open grassy area to set up corn hole boards. Just across the road there is a picnic pavilion available for advanced reservation and includes an playground to explore. This campground is closed during winter months.

Natural Features

Find a place uphill along the cliffs or down at the gently sloping shoreline. Explore the islands between The Narrows and Bailey's Point you may just catch the glimpse of a deer that swam over for refuge.

Nearby Attractions

Just up the lake from The Narrows is the Barren River Lake State Resort Park host of the Glasgow Highland Games. The Narrows Marina is a short drive just outside the campground. Day trips to other local area attractions are the National Corvette Museum, Kentucky Down Under, Diamond Caverns, and Barren River State Resort Park. There are several other family attractions within the Glasgow, Bowling Green and Cave City region. Visitors can also explore Mammoth Cave National Park, an hour north of the campground.

Connection Details

We rate connection speeds from campers like you who submit speed tests with Field Reports.

  • Good- 10+Mbps

    Campers can make calls and send texts & emails, watch an HD movie, play multiplayer games, and more.

  • Fair- 3Mbps-10Mbps

    Campers can make calls, send texts & emails, video chat, stream video, and play online games.

  • Poor- 0Mbps-3Mbps

    Campers might be able check email, send texts, and make calls.

  • Available-

    Campers have been able to connect here but we don’t know the quality of the connection.

  • Unknown-

    Connectivity is not known for this campground.

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