Clarksville, TN Online: News, Opinion, Arts & Entertainment.


Land Between the Lakes to hold Outdoor Kids Festival at Nature Station

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLLand Between the Lakes, KY/TN – The Land Between the Lakes Woodlands Nature Station invites families to join in the fun from 10:00am-5:00pm at the Outdoor Kids Festival Saturday and Sunday, October 8th and 9th.

Spend Columbus Day Weekend learning outdoor skills, from learning about venomous animals to practicing fishing skills, at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area. Nature Station admission is $5.00 ages 13 and up, $3.00 ages 5-12, and free for ages 4 and under.

Land Between The Lakes Woodlands Nature Station offers a close up look at many native wildlife species. (O'Neil Arnold, KY Toursim)

Land Between The Lakes Woodlands Nature Station offers a close up look at many native wildlife species. (O’Neil Arnold, KY Toursim)

“Families will have a weekend full of fun outdoor activities. These activities may spark a new interest or hobby and help kids and adults enjoy a fun and educational fall break,” says John Pollpeter, Nature Station Lead Naturalist. “Visitors will learn about animal track and tree identification, compass skills, canoeing, cooking on a campfire, and much more.”

Regular visitors may benefit from Fun Cards, which offer 10 regular admissions for $35.00, or Discount Packages. Details can be found at www.landbetweenthelakes.us/visit/passes/

Fourth grade students can go to www.everykidinapark.gov/, get their Every Kid in a Park pass, and get in for free.

For more information, call 270.924.2299 or https://www.landbetweenthelakes.us/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/4thGradePass_QA_2016_3_19.pdf

Saturday, October 8th

  • Throughout the day  —  Meet Smokey Bear (scheduled appearances)
  • Throughout the day  —  CSI:  Campsite Scene Investigator
  • 11:00am-12:00pm  —  Getting Sneaky with Mother Nature
  • 11:00am-4:00pm  —  Here Fishy, Fishy:  Basic Fishing Skills
  • 1:00pm-1:30pm  —  Venom!
  • 1:30pm-3:30pm  —  Make Your Own Animal Tracks Guide
  • 2:00pm-2:45pm  —  Kid vs. Wild:  Outdoor Survival Skills for Kids
  • 3:30pm-4:15pm  —  Critters in the Campground
  • 4:30pm  —  Parade of Raptors
  • 4:30pm-6:30pm  —  Can U Canoe? Sunset Canoe Trip

($25.00 per canoe; reservation required; call 270.924.2020)

Sunday, October 9th

  • Throughout the day  —  CSI:  Campsite Scene Investigator
  • 11:00am-3:30pm  —  Cooking Over a Campfire Demonstration
  • 11:30am-12:00pm  —  For Goodness Snakes
  • 1:00pm-3:00pm  —  Make Your Own Tree ID Guide
  • 2:00pm-3:30pm  —  Help! I’m Lost and I Can’t Get Home:  Basic Compass Skills
  • 3:30pm-4:00pm  —  Rut and Strut
  • 4:30pm  —  Parade of Raptors

 

To find more information about Land Between the Lakes, log on to the official website at www.landbetweenthelakes.us or call 1-800-LBL-7077 or 270-924-2000.


Sections

Events

Topics

, , , , , , , ,

Comments

You must be logged in to post a comment.


  • Visit Us On FacebookVisit Us On TwitterVisit Us On PinterestVisit Us On YoutubeCheck Our FeedVisit Us On Instagram
  • Personal Controls

    Archives