April 21, 2014
Land Between the Lakes
Golden Pond, KY – Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area’s 2014 spring squirrel hunting season will open in Tennessee from May 10th-June 8th and in Kentucky from May 17th-June 20th.
Hunters must have a valid Kentucky or Tennessee state hunting license for the state in which they are hunting. Hunters age 16 and older must also have a Land Between The Lakes Hunter Use Permit. These are available at North and South Welcome Stations, Golden Pond Visitor Center, and wherever Kentucky and Tennessee state hunting licenses are sold. [Read more]
April 16, 2014
Golden Pond, KY – Are you an educator interested in planning a field trip to experience the Land Between The Lakes outdoor classroom? If so, now is the time to apply for an Educational Field Trip Grant. The deadline for the 2014-2015 school year field trip grant application is April 30th, 2014.
The Educational Field Trip Grant is available to public school districts within 100 miles of Land Between The Lakes.
April 6, 2014
Golden Pond, KY – Land Between The Lakes closed Fenton Campground for camping until further notice. The emergency decision came after assessing the damage from the storm that passed through the area Friday morning, April 4th, 2014.
Fenton boat ramp, fishing access, pavilion, and trailhead for the Central Hardwoods Scenic Trail remain open to the public. [Read more]
March 21, 2014
Golden Pond, KY – Land Between The Lakes has experienced several budget reductions since 2012. In an effort to reduce our spending, the Calendar of Events will no longer be available in a print edition. All events will be posted online at www.lbl.org on our Calendar of Events page.
Events can also be found in the new 2014 Land Between The Lakes Calendar and Resource Guide.
March 19, 2014
Golden Pond, KY – Celebrate an 1850’s wedding at The Homeplace on Saturday, March 29th. The wedding ceremony and celebration will take place from 1:00pm-3:00pm and is included with Homeplace admission. Beginning at 10:00am, you can see the wedding dress, hope chest, and wedding gifts.
At 11:00am, learn the history of the Single Pen House. The Homeplace serves as a living history farm located in the Tennessee portion of Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area. Visitors can participate in the wedding just like friends of the couple getting married.
March 17, 2014
Golden Pond, KY – Woodlands Nature Station, at Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area, will host Girl Scout’s Day on March 29th, ongoing from 10:00am-3:00pm.
Events and information will be geared towards helping Girl Scouts of different levels work towards earning achievement awards.
March 14, 2014
Golden Pond, KY – Are you looking for something to do with the children over spring break?
Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area offers a variety of exciting events for all ages during Spring Break Week March 31st-April 4th, at Woodlands Nature Station.
March 8, 2014
Golden Pond, KY – Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area will re-open Rushing Bay, Duncan Bay, Duncan Lake, Smith Bay, Fulton/Honker Bay, Honker Lake Refuge, Long Creek Waterfowl Refuge, and portions of Energy Lake on March 16th.
Hematite Lake will also be open March 16th for bank fishing only.
March 6, 2014
Golden 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 more]
March 1, 2014
Golden Pond, KY - Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area began its 2014 operations today, Saturday, March 1st, by opening several popular visitor attractions.
The Homeplace, Woodlands Nature Station, and North and South Welcome Stations opened their doors March 1st, along with Energy Lake, Hillman Ferry, and Piney Campgrounds. The Homeplace, Woodlands Nature Station, and North and South Welcome Stations will be open Wednesday through Sunday during March, then open seven days a week beginning April 1st.