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LBL Eagle Viewing River Cruises to be held in January

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLGolden Pond, KY - Land Between The Lakes partners with Kenlake State Resort Park over Martin Luther King Jr. weekend to host morning brunch and afternoon lunch eagle viewing river cruises, January 17th-19th.

Cruise on the 96-foot luxury CQ Princess to a variety of bald eagle viewing hotspots on Kentucky Lake. Cruises cost $60.00 per person. Call 270.924.2020 to make reservations. Full deposits are required for all trips.

American Bald Eagle (Land Between the Lakes)

American Bald Eagle (Land Between the Lakes)

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Land Between The Lakes Administrative Office and Golden Pond Visitor Center Change to Holiday Schedule

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLGolden Pond, KY - The Golden Pond Visitor Center and Administrative Office at Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area will have modified hours during the 2014 holiday season.

The Elk & Bison Prairie, Wranglers Campground, and Turkey Bay OHV Area & Trails remain open during the holidays.

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

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

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LBL’s Nature Station Visitor Experience enhanced by Eagle Scout Project

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLGolden Pond, KY – Jordan Abernathy with Boy Scout Troop 200 in Paducah Kentucky completed his Eagle Scout project on November 15th, 2014, at Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area.

Completion of an in-depth, public service project is required to attain the highest rank in the Boy Scouts–an Eagle Scout. Jordan designed, built, and installed an arbor with a bench in the Nature Station’s Backyard Native Gardens and hummingbird feeding area.

Jordan Abernathy, of Boy Scout Troop 200 in Paducah, Kentucky, completed his Eagle Scout Project at the Nature Station on Saturday, November 15th. (Aviva Yasgur)

Jordan Abernathy, of Boy Scout Troop 200 in Paducah, Kentucky, completed his Eagle Scout Project at the Nature Station on Saturday, November 15th. (Aviva Yasgur)

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LBL offering Free Cedar Christmas Trees until December 24th

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLGolden Pond, KY – Free Christmas tree permits for Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area will be available online at www.landbetweenthelakes.us, under Reservations and Permits began November 28th. Permits, maps, and cutting guidelines may be obtained online anytime.

The public may also obtain a permit from the Land Between The Lakes Administrative Office, 8:00am-4:00pm, Monday-Friday from now until noon on December 24th. Permits are not available at Golden Pond Visitor Center. «Read the rest of this article»

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Land Between The Lakes now accepting applications for 2015 Seasonal Camping

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLGolden Pond, KY – Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area is now accepting applications for the 2015 Seasonal Camping Program.

There are a total of 113 campsites in the seasonal camping program available for two to nine months at Hillman Ferry, Piney, and Wranglers campgrounds.

Cravens Bay and Taylor Bay campgrounds have a total of 21 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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LBL’s Golden Pond Planetarium to begin 2014 Holiday Shows November 28th

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLGolden Pond, KY – The Golden Pond Planetarium celebrates the holiday season with several Holiday shows – Let it Snow, Season of Light, and Laser Holidays from November 28th to December 23rd. The Planetarium will also be open for daily shows. Admission to the Golden Pond Planetarium is $5.00 ages 13 and up; $3.00 ages 5-12; free for ages 4 and under.

The newest show, Let it Snow, features a variety of high resolution scenes and artistic animations suitable for all ages.

LBL's Golden Pond Planetarium Laser Image

LBL’s Golden Pond Planetarium Laser Image

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LBL’s Recycling Program receives a Boost

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLGolden Pond, KY – Personnel Truck Leasing of Murray, Kentucky, has donated a 48-foot, dry van trailer to Friends of Land Between The Lakes.

The trailer will be used to store and transport recyclable materials to processing centers as part of the recycling program conducted by the U.S. Forest Service at Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area. Friends of Land Between The Lakes also thanks Paschal Truck Lines of Murray for their assistance in acquiring this donation. «Read the rest of this article»

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Land Between the Lakes’s The Homeplace to hold a 1850’s Christmas

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLGolden Pond, KY – Bring the family and experience a simpler 1850’s Christmas. For over 10 years children have enjoyed visiting with Santa Claus at The Homeplace 1850’s working farm. Christmas in 1850 will be held on Saturday, November 29th, from 1:00pm-4:00pm.

Visitors to the 1850’s farm can make Christmas decorations, collect holiday recipes, and sing along to old-time Christmas tunes provided by The Dixie Volunteers.

The Homeplace 1850's Christmas program. (Land Between the Lakes)

The Homeplace 1850’s Christmas program. (Land Between the Lakes)

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Land Between the Lakes to hold Cub Scout Day at Woodlands Nature Station

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLGolden Pond, KY – Woodlands Nature Station will host Cub Scout Day on Saturday, November 22nd, from 10:00am-3:00pm. Activities, programs, and displays will center around the Cub Scout Astronomy Academic Achievement Award to help Cub Scouts gain their belt loop and pin awards.

The Cub Scout Day program is free with Nature Station admission: $5.00 for ages 13 and over, $3.00 for children 5-12, and free for 4 and under. Everyone is welcome.

The Nature Station at LBL. (Land Between the Lakes)

The Nature Station at LBL. (Land Between the Lakes)

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Choosing and Using Binoculars and Telescopes presentation at Land Between the Lakes Saturday, November 8th

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLGolden Pond, KY – The Golden Pond Planetarium and West Kentucky Amateur Astronomers present “Choosing and Using Binoculars and Telescopes” following the 5:30pm planetarium program Saturday, November 8th, in the Golden Pond Visitor Center at Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area.

The presentation is free and open to the public.

This program introduces various binoculars and telescopes, and teaches basic skills required to use them.

Child viewing through a telescope at Golden Pond Planetarium and Observatory. (Land Between the Lakes)

Child viewing through a telescope at Golden Pond Planetarium and Observatory. (Land Between the Lakes)

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