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Camping at Eureka Campround, Lake BarkleyLake Barkley 


Camping is allowed in designated camping areas only. Corps of Engineers designated camping areas on Lake Barkley are: Canal, Eureka, Hurricane Creek and Bumpus Mills Campgrounds.

Camping Reservations

You can enjoy nationwide one-stop shopping for reservations at selected Federal recreation facilities, including facilities of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and other Federal Facilities. Advanced campsite reservations are recommended and can be made by calling toll free at
1-877-444-6777 or electronically on “the web” at

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Lake Barkley charges fees at designated camping and day use areas. Current Golden Age/Access passport holders or individuals possessing the new America the Beautiful (ATB) Interagency Senior or Access Pass will receive a 50 percent discount on these fees.

Note: The Corps of Engineers will accept only the ATB Senior or Access Pass. We will not honor the ATB Annual Pass or Volunteer Pass. The Corps of Engineers will issue and honor the Corps Annual Pass.



**Campground opening and closing dates are subject to change 

*Last night to camp is the night before the close date

 Open Date  Close Date
 Bumpus Mills May 1 Sept. 8
 Canal  March 27 Oct 26
 Eureka April 24 Sept. 8
 Hurricane Creek April 24 Oct. 26