November 28, 2016
Land Between the Lakes, KY/TN – Small game hunting season opens at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area beginning December 1st, 2016. Season dates and regulations differ from state-wide dates and regulations.
Hunters should be sure to check for details on the Land Between the Lakes Small Game & Waterfowl Hunting Information Sheet available at www.landbetweenthelakes.us/seendo/outdoor-rec/hunting
November 8, 2016
Land Between the Lakes, KY/TN – Visitor facilities at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area began late fall and winter operation schedules in November.
Homeplace 1850s Working Farm and Woodlands Nature Station will offer various guided programs, including the popular Bald Eagle Van and River Cruise Tours. Starting November 25th, Planetarium visitors will experience vivid laser lights set to holiday music and other holiday shows digitally projected on a 40-foot dome. Groups of 10 or more can make reservations any time by calling 270.924.2020.
October 16, 2016
Land Between the Lakes, KY/TN – Trick or treat on the “wild side” at the 22nd Annual Howl-O-Ween program, Saturday, October 22nd, from 1:00pm-4:30pm at Woodlands Nature Station in Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area.
Tickets go on sale at 12:00pm and cost $5.00 per person ages 5 and up, free for ages 4 and under. Nature Station admission included with purchase. First tour leaves at 1:00pm; last tour leaves at 4:00pm.
October 14, 2016
Land Between the Lakes, KY/TN – With more than 151,000 acres of primarily hardwood forest, Land Between the Lakes is the perfect place to enjoy autumn colors.
The public is encouraged to drive the public access roads, or hike, bike, ride on horseback or ATVs, on hundreds of miles of designated trails while enjoying the cooler days and changing seasons.
October 6, 2016
Land Between the Lakes, KY/TN – The Homeplace 1850s Working Farm and Living History Museum celebrates its 38th Anniversary, Saturday-Monday, October 8th, 9th, and 10th.
Throughout the weekend, visitors can enjoy programs demonstrating 1850 farm life, including a quilting bee, woodstove cooking, and more. General admission to the Homeplace is $5.00 ages 13 and up, $3.00 ages 5-12, and free for ages 4 and under.
October 2, 2016
Land 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.
September 5, 2016
Land Between the Lakes, KY/TN – Archery deer season begins in September at Land Between the Lakes. Deer hunting information for the 2016-2017 season and specific regulations can be found at visitor facilities and online at www.landbetweenthelakes.us/seendo/outdoor-rec/hunting Hunters should also reference appropriate state regulations.
Hunters must possess a valid State Hunting License/Deer Permit, and a Hunter Safety Card according to Kentucky or Tennessee state regulations. Hunters 16 and older also need a Land Between the Lakes Hunter Use Permit, available online www.landbetweenthelakes.us/reservations
September 3, 2016
Land Between the Lakes, KY/TN – Hear elk bugle during mating season in September at Land Between the Lakes. The Elk & Bison Prairie is open seven days a week, from dawn to dusk, and features a 3.5-mile paved loop with interpretive stops along the drive.
Passes cost $5.00 per vehicle and can be purchased at the Elk & Bison Prairie entrance gate or at any Land Between the Lakes day-use facility.
July 17, 2016
Hoopla for Hummingbirds!
Land Between the Lakes, KY/TN – On August 6th through August 7th, 2016, Land Between the Lakes will hold their 20th annual Hummingbird Festival at the Nature Station. The cost is ages 13 and up $7.00, ages 5-12 $5.00 and ages 4 and under Free
Be a part of the annual Ruby-throated Hummingbird migration to Central America! Immerse yourself amongst the hummingbirds and experience up-close critter encounters. Watch hundreds of hummingbirds visit each day.
July 15, 2016
Land Between the Lakes, KY/TN – Following last week’s storms that impacted the entire area of Land Between the Lakes, some facilities have now re-opened to the public just in time for some of their most popular events!
Wranglers Campground is hosting the 20th Annual Primitive Rodeo on Friday and Saturday, July 15th and 16th, from 7:30pm-10:00pm each night. Information is available at, www.landbetweenthelakes.us/calendar/wranglers-campground-primitive-rodeo/2016-07-16/