Group Picnic Shelters

Rock Castle group picnic shelter at Lake BarkleyShelter Reservations

Advanced Shelter reservations for facilities at Lake Barkley can be made by calling toll free at 1-877-444-6777 or electronically on “the web” at  You can also click on the recreation area name below and go straight to the page for that site.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Lake Barkley charges fees at designated camping and day use areas (not including shelter reservations).  Current Golden Age/Access passport holders or individuals possessing the new America the Beautiful (ATB) Interagency Senior or Access Pass will receive a 50% 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.

Shelter Reservation/Recreation Area Open and Close Date 


 ** Shelter reservation and Recreation Area opening and closing dates are subject to change Open date  Close Date
  April 1 Oct. 31 



Shelter Information  for Day Use Areas


Recreation Area  Fee Range  Maximum Number of People Water Electric Maximum Number of Vehicles Day Use Fee Number of Reservable Shelters
Cadiz $35 100  Yes Yes 50  No 1
Dover  $35 30  Yes  Yes  50 No  1
Dyers Creek  $35/$45  50/100 Yes  Yes 50  No
Eureka  $35  50  Yes   Yes 50  No  1
Linton  $35  50  No  No 50  No   1
Old Kuttawa  $25/$45  30/100  Yes  Yes  7/50  Yes   2