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LBL’s Turkey Bay OHV Area Temporarily Closed


Land Between the Lakes - LBLGolden Pond, KY — Turkey Bay Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Area at Land Between The Lakes (LBL) will be temporarily closed beginning Friday morning, December 20th, due to the 3 to 5 inches of predicted rainfall across the region between tonight and Sunday.

Isolated areas may receive even more rain. The heaviest rainfall is expected from late Friday night through midnight Saturday and will create extremely saturated soil conditions.

Winter weather conditions consisting of freezing and thawing temperatures may prolong the re-opening of the OHV area. Turkey Bay staff will re-evaluate trail conditions as the weather improves.

Management strongly encourages users to “Call Before You Haul” to check current trail conditions at 270.924.2000, option 1, or visit us on the web at, then click on Alerts & Notices on the left side of the page.

Safety is your responsibility. Following periods of excessive rainfall, visitors are encouraged to be very aware of their surroundings when enjoying any of the hiking, biking, and horseback riding trails at LBL.

Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area is managed by the Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. Additional LBL information can be found on the website or by calling 1.800.LBL.7077 or 270.924.2000. Follow LBL on Twitter @LBLScreechOwl or @LandBtwnLakes. USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.




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