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LBL Re-opening delayed following Winter Storm Closure

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLGolden Pond, KY – Offices and facilities at Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area planned to re-open to the public on Thursday, but following road assessments, this will not take place.

“We may not open facilities to the public this week,” stated Area Supervisor, Tina Tilley. “Woodlands Trace has not been treated at all, and roads leading into the facilities, as well as the parking areas, remain ice covered. Our staff is trying to clear access to these areas. As road conditions improve, we will post an update on our website, www.lbl.org, about LBL facilities opening status.” «Read the rest of this article»

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LBL announces Administrative Office and Golden Pond Visitor Center Holiday Schedule

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLGolden Pond, KY – The Golden Pond Visitor Center at Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area will open at 9:00am and close at 3:00pm on Christmas Eve, December 24th, and remain closed on Christmas Day, December 25th.

The Administrative Office will be closed Christmas Day. The Golden Pond Visitor Center will open at 9:00am and close at 3:00pm on New Year’s Eve, December 31st, and remain closed New Year’s Day, January 1st.

One of the main buildings at the Homeplace at LBL's The Home Place.

One of the main buildings at the Homeplace at LBL’s The Home Place.

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LBL Late Fall and Winter Operation Schedules Announced

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLGolden Pond, KY – Visitor facilities at Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area will begin late fall and winter operation schedules in November.

Beginning November 1st, The Homeplace and Woodlands Nature Station will be open Wednesday-Sunday, 10:00am-5:00pm. North and South Welcome Stations will be open Wednesday-Sunday, 9:00am-5:00pm during November. «Read the rest of this article»

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LBL announces Late Fall and Winter Operation Schedules

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLGolden Pond, KY – Visitor facilities at Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area will begin late fall and winter operation schedules in November.

Beginning November 1st, The Homeplace and Woodlands Nature Station will be open Wednesday-Sunday, 10:00am-5:00pm.

North and South Welcome Stations will be open Wednesday-Sunday, 9:00am-5:00pm during November.

LBL's Golden Pond Planetarium Laser Image

LBL’s Golden Pond Planetarium Laser Image

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Land Between the Lakes’ Earth Weekend April 13th and 14th

 

Land Between the LakesGolden Pond, KY – Visit Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area to celebrate Earth Day! Programs are being offered at Woodlands Nature Station (NS), The Homeplace (HP), Golden Pond Visitor Center (GPVC), South Welcome Station (SWS), Hematite Lake Trailhead (HLT), and Turkey Bay OHV Area throughout the weekend.

“We will be highlighting LBL’s conservation and environmental education programs, as well as the wonderful spring wildflowers that appear all over the area this time of year,” said Cindy Earls, Friends of LBL Special Events Coordinator. «Read the rest of this article»

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Land Between the Lakes Temporarily closes Turkey Bay OHV Area Trails

 

Land Between the LakesGolden Pond, KY – Due to excessive rainfall, saturated soil conditions, and additional rainfall in the forecast through Wednesday, Turkey Bay Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Area is temporarily closed, as of January 10th, 2013. Staff will re-evaluate trail conditions as the weather improves.

Turkey Bay staff strongly encourages users to “Call Before You Haul” to check current trail conditions at 270.924.2000, option 3, or visit LBL’s official website at www.lbl.org under Alerts & Notices. «Read the rest of this article»

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Land Between the Lakes Administrative Office and Golden Pond Visitor Center Holiday Schedule

 

Land Between the LakesGolden Pond, KY – The Golden Pond Visitor Center at Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area will be open from 9:00am-3:00pm on Christmas Eve, Monday, December 24th, and remain closed on Christmas Day, Tuesday, December 25th.

The Administrative Office will be closed Christmas Day. The Golden Pond Visitor Center and the Administrative Office will be closed New Year’s Day, Tuesday, January 1st, 2013. «Read the rest of this article»

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Land Between the Lakes Late Fall and Winter Operation Schedules Announced

 

Land Between the LakesGolden Pond, KY – Visitor facilities at Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area will begin their late fall and winter operation schedules in November.

The Homeplace and Woodlands Nature Station will be open Wednesday-Saturday, 9:00am-5:00pm and Sunday, 10:00am-5:00pm during November. The Homeplace, Nature Station, and the North and South Welcome Stations will be closed Thanksgiving Day, and all of December, January, and February. However, The Homeplace and Nature Station will offer various guided programs, including the popular Bald Eagle Van Tours and River Cruises. «Read the rest of this article»

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4th of July Holiday Safety Tips from LBL Law Enforcement

 

Land Between the LakesGolden Pond, KY – Forest Service Law Enforcement Officers at Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area suggest making safety precautions as much of a summer tradition as fireworks on the Fourth of July. 

“Because we are coming into the busiest part of the summer, it’s a good idea to plan ahead and take extra precautions so you can safely enjoy the outdoors,” said Forest Service Law Enforcement Police Captain Duane Cameron. Captain Cameron recommends keeping the following precautions in mind: «Read the rest of this article»

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Severe Thunderstorms Overnight Impact Land Between Lakes

 

Land Between the LakesGolden Pond, KY – Extreme rainfall and high winds overnight damaged several locations at Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation. Swift & Staley maintenance crews have been working thru the night to clear roads of downed trees and other debris.

Visitors should use extreme caution on all roads in LBL due to possible flooding and debris from this storm. 

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