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Barren Ridge

399 Girl Scout Road, Glasgow, KY 42141


On the Barren River Reservoir near Glasgow, KY, this 220-acre camp has large wooded areas filled with wildlife, wildflowers, and great views of the lake. Barren Ridge is the council’s least developed camp. This site is ideal for Troop Camping for older girls and for Day Camp.

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Margaret Ely Lodge sleeps 24 and is available year-round. The lodge has a furnace and a wood stove for heat in the winter. Water is available year-round from the frost-free faucet at the corner of the lodge. There is no indoor plumbing but the lodge is served by a latrine.

Garrett Tent Unit Sleeps 16 in platform tents and is also served by a latrine and frost-free faucet. It is available April 15 through October 31.

Solar Showers: there is a solar shower available for use from April 15 through October 31.

Girl Scout of Kentuckiana require all users of our camps to have training. More information on required training is available here. To make a camp reservation click on the “Reserve Camp” button at the top of the page. 

Pricing and information can be found in the online reservation information.

Please look at the Safety Activity Checkpoints for activity descriptions.

Primitive Camping
Platform Tent Sites
Teams Course
Trails and Hiking