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Land Between the Lakes Expands List of ?Recreation Sites Temporarily Shut Down

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLLand Between the Lakes, KY/TN – To protect public health and align with federal, state, and local guidance to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area (LBL) officials have announced the temporary shutdown of facilities, campgrounds, and developed camping areas for the safety of visitors and staff.

These measures are temporary but effective immediately. A date for reopening recreation areas is currently undetermined.

LBL's Homeplace 1850s Working Farm and Living History Museum temporary shutdown.

LBL’s Homeplace 1850s Working Farm and Living History Museum temporary shutdown.

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Land Between the Lakes announces Changes Scheduled for this Season

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLLand Between the Lakes, KY/TN – The U.S. Forest Service plans to implement fee and policy changes for some uses and attractions beginning March 1st, 2020 to meet changing visitor needs at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area (LBL).

Some changes will begin March 1st while others are set to begin later in the tourism season. A complete list of current rates and hours are available online at www.landbetweenthelakes.us/seendo/camping/rates-hours/

Horses have the right of way at Wrangler's Campground at Land Between the Lakes. (LBL)

Horses have the right of way at Wrangler’s Campground at Land Between the Lakes. (LBL)

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LBL to hold Cub Scout Day at Woodlands Nature Station

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLLand Between the Lakes, KY/TN – Woodlands Nature Station will host Cub Scout Day on Saturday, November 18th, 2017 ongoing from 10:00am-3:00pm at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area.

Hands-on activities based on honing survival skills and hiking strategies will help Cub Scouts earn belt loops for Tigers in the Wild (Tigers), Paws on the Path (Wolves), A Bear Goes Fishing (Bears) and Castaway (Webelos). 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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Land Between the Lakes to Honor Veterans November 10th-12th

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLLand Between the Lakes, KY/TN – Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area joins all federal agencies in honoring veterans this Veteran’s Day weekend, Friday-Sunday, November 10th-12th, 2017 with free admission.

“This is our way of saying ‘thank you’ to active duty military, veterans, and their family who visit Land Between the Lakes,” says Jeff Laird, Customer Service Manager. “We appreciate the service and sacrifices made by all members of our military across the country.”

Veterans Honored at Land Between the Lakes with free admission November 10th-12th.

Veterans Honored at Land Between the Lakes with free admission November 10th-12th.

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Land Between the Lakes to hold Fall Fest at Woodlands Nature Station

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLLand Between the Lakes, KY/TN – Woodlands Nature Station hosts Fall Fest Saturday, November 4th, 2017 from 10:00am-4:00pm. Nature Station admission is $5.00 ages 13 and up, $3.00 ages 5-12, free for ages 4 and under.

Fall Fest features a variety of forest and migration-themed programs including hayrides, live music, nature crafts, and appearances by Smokey Bear.

Nature Station Fall Hayride. (Melodie Anderson)

Nature Station Fall Hayride. (Melodie Anderson)

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Howl-O-Ween at LBL’s Woodlands Nature Station

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLLand Between the Lakes, KY/TN – Fairy tales are coming to visit the Woodlands Nature Station for the 23rd Annual Howl-O-Ween program, Saturday, October 21st, 2017 from 1:00pm-4:30pm at the Woodlands Nature Station in Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area. 

Trick or treat with fairy tale characters during a guided walk along our Howl-O-Ween Trail. Also play games, make crafts, and get your face painted while visiting the Woodlands Nature Station Backyard, included with admission.

Land Between the Lakes Nature Station Howl-O-Ween. (Jan Gray, volunteer)

Land Between the Lakes Nature Station Howl-O-Ween. (Jan Gray, volunteer)

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Land Between the Lakes to offer Total Solar Eclipse Viewing and Programming

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLLand Between the Lakes, KY/TN – Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area will offer prime viewing locations for the Great American Eclipse on August 21st and “Sun and Moon Days” August 16th-23rd, 2017, a series of programs throughout the 170,00 acre area to celebrate and educate about this amazing natural phenomenon.

“Visitors looking for a prime spot to watch the Great American Eclipse are invited to Land Between the Lakes,” says Customer Service Manager Jeff Laird.

Be safe when viewing the eclipse… Wear solar viewing glasses. (LBL)

Be safe when viewing the eclipse… Wear solar viewing glasses. (LBL)

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Land Between the Lakes to hold Food Drive July 29th

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLLand Between the Lakes, KY/TN – Land Between the Lakes asks the public to participate in a food drive on Saturday, July 29th. Visitors can bring 2 cans or boxes of non-perishable food items (per person) to any facility listed and receive a special discount.

Donations will go to the Stewart County Food Bank, Helping Hands in Trigg County, and Hope Food Bank in Lyon County.

Elk & Bison Prairie at LBL.

Elk & Bison Prairie at LBL.

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LBL to hold 21st Annual Hummingbird Festival at Woodlands Nature Station

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLLand Between the Lakes, KY/TN – Woodlands Nature Station will host the 21st Annual Hummingbird Festival, Saturday and Sunday, August 5th and 6th, from 10:00am-5:00pm at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area. Admission to this special event is $7.00 ages 13 and up, $5.00 ages 5-12, and free for children 4 and under.

Ruby-throated Hummingbird migration peaks at Land Between the Lakes in August.

Migrating hummingbirds visiting feeders at Nature Station

Migrating hummingbirds visiting feeders at Nature Station

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Land Between the Lakes to hold Cool Critters Day July 15th

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLLand Between the Lakes, KY/TN – Woodlands Nature Station invites the public to experience up-close animal encounters at Cool Critters Day on Saturday, July 15th, 2017, 10:00am-4:00pm. Admission is $5.00 per person; ages 4 and under are free.

All programs included with admission.

On-site food vendors offer lunch and beverages.

Eastern Box Turtle at Woodlands Nature Station in Land Between The Lakes. The box turtle is often seen crossing roadways. When it can be done safely, the turtle always appreciates a good samaritan getting it safely across the road in the direction it was going. (Emily Cleaver)

Eastern Box Turtle at Woodlands Nature Station in Land Between The Lakes. The box turtle is often seen crossing roadways. When it can be done safely, the turtle always appreciates a good samaritan getting it safely across the road in the direction it was going. (Emily Cleaver)

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