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.
February 14, 2014
Golden Pond, KY – For the 2014 season, Land Between The Lakes (LBL) will accept the Military Pass for free admission, Monday through Friday, to The Homeplace, Golden Pond Planetarium, and Woodlands Nature Station.
The Military Pass will admit the pass holder plus three other individuals free of charge to these facilities weekdays only. Free admission will not be granted during any special event by using the Military Pass.
February 7, 2014
Golden Pond, KY – Electric, phone, and water services have been restored at Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area.
The Administrative Office, Wranglers Campground, and the Golden Pond Visitor Center and Planetarium have reopened. The Elk & Bison Prairie will remain closed until ice-packed road conditions improve. [Read more]
February 7, 2014
Golden Pond, KY – The latest blast of winter weather mix that fell across Western Kentucky impacted Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area.
At this time, LBL has no electric, phone, or water services. All LBL offices and facilities are closed as a result. Once power is restored, staff will be able to assess any damages and begin clean-up. [Read more]
January 31, 2014
Golden Pond, KY – Land Between The Lakes (LBL) will host the 4th Annual Sustainable Business Seminar on Saturday, February 22nd, 2014 at the Golden Pond Visitor Center from 8:30am to 2:30pm.
Business owners interested in improving their current business strategies are encouraged to attend. The cost is $10.00 per person and includes lunch. Late registration is $15.00 after February 14th. [Read more]
January 26, 2014
Golden Pond, KY – In February of 1862, “Between the Rivers” was bracing for war. Confederate forces occupied Fort Henry with Federal forces moving up the Tennessee River. Visit Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area to get outdoors and learn more about the American Civil War.
The popular Fort Henry Anniversary Program will take place on Saturday, February 8th from 1:00pm-2:30pm at The Homeplace. [Read more]
January 22, 2014
Golden Pond, KY – Applications will be available online February 1st, for the first six hunting days of the 2014 Turkey Season at Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area.
Quota hunts not only provide unique recreational opportunities within the LBL region, they help maintain a healthy turkey population.
Three quota hunts in both Kentucky and Tennessee during the first portion of the season require a prior application.
January 20, 2014
Golden Pond, KY – Are you an educator interested in planning a field trip to experience Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area “outdoor classroom”? Apply now to receive LBL’s Educational Field Trip Grant for the 2014-2015 school year. Application deadline is April 30th, 2014.
Educational Field Trip Grants are available to public school districts within 100 miles of Land Between The Lakes. Grants assist schools in covering costs for transportation, facility admission fees, program costs, and dorm rental during the 2014-2015 school year.