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Tennessee State Fire Marshal Warns Campers About Carbon Monoxide Dangers

 

RV Owners Should Test Their Carbon Monoxide Detectors

Tennessee State Fire MarshalNashville, TN – Even when enjoying the great outdoors in Tennessee, RV owners should be wary of the dangers that can arise from carbon monoxide in and around tents and RVs.

Often called “the silent killer,” carbon monoxide (CO) is an invisible, odorless gas created when fuels (such as kerosene, gasoline, wood, coal, natural gas, propane, oil, and methane) burn incompletely.

Carbon monoxide can result from a number of camping equipment, such as barbecue grills, portable generators or other fuel-powered devices.

Going camping? Be aware of Carbon Monoxide Dangers

Going camping? Be aware of Carbon Monoxide Dangers

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Fort Campbell Rough and Tough Hiking Tour’s next hike set for Saturday, May 9th

 

Fort Campbell's Morale, Welfare and Recreation - MWRFort Campbell, KY – Fort Campbell Outdoor Recreation’s Rough and Tough Hiking Tour’s last hike of the Spring Session will be a 10 mile hike at Prentice Cooper State Forest Mullen’s Cove Loop on Saturday, May 9th.

This recreational area has over 24,000 acres of hiking, camping, and mountain biking possibilities. This 10 mile loop offers one of the most stunning views of the Tennessee River Gorge along the way. Bring plenty of water and snacks.

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Republicans pass anti-hunting and fishing resolution

 

House DemocratsNashville, TN – House Republicans today passed a bill supporting increased mining of the nation’s parks and ultimately restricting access for hunters, fisherman and campers to thousands of acres of national parks.

The resolution, HJR0092, sponsored by Representative Andy Holt  (R-Dresden), supports the transfer of certain western national parks to state control. «Read the rest of this article»

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TWRA to host 6th annual Tennessee Outdoors Summit (TOYS), June 7th-12th

 

6th Annual Tennessee Outdoors Summit (TOYS) to be held at Montgomery County Shooting Complex

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will host the Sixth Annual Tennessee Outdoors Youth Summit (TOYS), June 7th-12th, 2015 for high school students from across Tennessee. The students will be introduced to many outdoor activities at the event to be held at the Montgomery County Shooting Complex near Clarksville, TN.

Among the different outdoor activities that the students will have an opportunity to become introduced to will include boating, hunting, trapping, archery, photography, marksmanship, plant identification, forestry, camping, water quality, trap shooting, skeet shooting, wildlife identification, and several classes with wildlife and fish biology as the topic. The summit is designed to deepen the students’ appreciation for outdoor-related activities. «Read the rest of this article»

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Land Between the Lakes (LBL) to host Old-Time Music Festival Father’s Day Weekend

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLGolden Pond, KY –  Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area hosts the Pickin’ Party Old-time Music Festival at The Homeplace on Saturday and Sunday, June 14th and 15th.

People are encouraged to bring their instruments for jamming sessions throughout both days. Admission is $7.00 ages 13 and up, $5.00 ages 5-12, and free for ages 4 and under and includes entrance to The Homeplace farm.

Old-Time Music Festival at LBL June 14th and 15th. (Land Between the Lakes)

Old-Time Music Festival at LBL June 14th and 15th. (Land Between the Lakes)

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Land Between The Lakes Events and Programs for December 2013

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLGolden Pond, KY – Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area invites you to any of the programs listed below or to come outside to camp, hike, bike, ride, drive, relax, fish, boat, hunt, learn, picnic, and more.

The Elk & Bison Prairie, drive through wildlife viewing area, is open all year, dawn until dusk. Admission is  $5.00 per vehicle.

Elk & Bison Prairie at LBL.

Elk & Bison Prairie at LBL.

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Land Between The Lakes 2014 Seasonal Camping

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLGolden Pond, KY – Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area is now accepting applications for the 2014 seasonal camping program.

There are a total of 114 campsites in the seasonal camping program available for two to nine months at Hillman Ferry, Piney, and Wranglers campgrounds. Fenton, Cravens Bay, Taylor Bay, and Redd Hollow campgrounds have a total of 32 short-term (one to six months) sites available.

LBL's Wranglers Campground. (Land Between the Lakes)

LBL’s Wranglers Campground. (Land Between the Lakes)

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Land Between The Lakes Camping Reservations for 2014 Season

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLGolden Pond, KY – Ready to make camping reservations for 2014 at Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area? Reservations may be now made for the 2014 camping season beginning November 12th, 2013.

Beginning Friday, November 15th, reservations may be made any time up to 6 months in advance.

LBL's Wranglers Campground. (Land Between the Lakes)

LBL’s Wranglers Campground. (Land Between the Lakes)

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LBL Re-Opens Following Government Shutdown

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLGolden Pond, KY – Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area re-opens Friday, October 18th at 12:00 Noon. All attractions, campgrounds, camping areas, and recreation opportunities will be open for business as usual.

At this time, LBL Campground Reservations can only be made online by logging onto www.lbl.org and clicking the reservation link. Information on camping reservation refunds will be available next week. LBL’s Tennessee Youth Quota Deer Hunt will take place as scheduled October 19th and 20th.

LBL's Energy Lake Area. (Land Between the Lakes)

LBL’s Energy Lake Area. (Land Between the Lakes)

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TWRA reports Quota Hunts to go on as scheduled at Land Between the Lakes Wildlife Management Area

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has been informed that the quota deer hunts scheduled for the Land Between the Lakes Wildlife Management Area will go on as scheduled.

If the federal government shutdown continues when the hunts are underway, the South Welcome Center in Tennessee will not be open to check deer.

Land Between the Lakes.

Land Between the Lakes.

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