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Autumn Comes Alive During LBL’s Fall Frolic on Saturday, November 5th


Land Between the LakesGolden Pond, KY – Enjoy the changing colors and cooling temperatures at Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area, when you help Woodlands Nature Station (NS) celebrate the fall season, Saturday November 5th, 2011.

The “changing of the season” celebration, called Fall Frolic, will feature a variety of environmental education events and fun filled activities, including fall hayrides and live music.  “Fall Frolic is the perfect opportunity to bring the whole family outside to enjoy the fall weather and participate in a variety of fun outdoor programs and activities,” said Carrie Szwed, Public Programs Coordinator at the NS.

Grab your sweater and enjoy an old-fashioned wagon ride through the woods of LBL during one of our fall hayrides. These staff-led rides will include fun learning activities and great nature-viewing opportunities with a musical twist!

The 30-minute hayrides are $2.00 per person and leave regularly throughout the day, 10:00am-4:00pm on Saturday.  Seating is limited; visitors are required to sign up at the NS front desk that day. Fall hayrides will also be offered on Sunday from 11:00am-4:00pm (no music).

Old-fashioned wagon rideSmokey Bear will make appearances throughout Saturday’s Fall Frolic, so bring your camera for some great pictures with the Forest Service mascot.

Admission to NS is $4.00 ages 13 & up, $2.00 ages 5-12, free for ages 4 and under.

Hayrides are an additional $2.00 per person.

The following is a list of Fall Frolic activities:

Saturday, November 5th

  • 10:00am-4:00pm — Musical Fall Hayrides
  • 11:30am — “Signs of the Season” Hike
  • 1:00pm & 2:00pm — Fall Music Concert—featuring Celtic music band Red River Breeze
  • 3:00pm — The Lorax Puppet Show

About Land Between the Lakes

Come Outside and Play at Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area, managed by the Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, in partnership with “Friends of LBL,” to provide public lands outdoor recreation and environmental education. We encourage visitors to review LBL’s official website at each season, and throughout the season, for our Calendar of Events, updates on programs and policies, safety information, maps, and temporary trail and road closures.

Follow us on Twitter @LBLScreechOwl and on our blog at  Additional LBL and “Friends of LBL” information is available on our website or by calling 1.800.LBL.7077 or 270.924.2000.




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