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Welcome to Land Between The Lakes

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Top LBL Attractions
Nature Station
Nature Station
Elk & Bison Prairie - Photo by April Leigh
Elk & Bison Prairie
Turkey Bay OHV Area
Turkey Bay OHV Area
The Homeplace 1850 - Photo by Lisa Ketterer
Homeplace 1850
Planetarium
Planetarium
Hematite
Hematite Lake
The Land Between The Lakes (LBL) is a 170,000-acre National Recreation Area located on a peninsula between Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley.  LBL is a vast area full of adventure for those who are looking to  explore several hundreds of miles of country roads, shorelines and trails

But that's not why hundreds of thousands visit LBL each year.  Inside the park you'll find several developed campgrounds including Hillman Ferry, Piney, Energy Lake, and Wranglers

Visitors to LBL can enjoy the Nature Station, Elk & Bison Prairie, Planetarium, Homeplace 1850s, Turkey Bay OHV Area, and Hematite Lake.

Whether you want to spend an afternoon or a few days in Land Between The Lakes, there's something for everyone to enjoy!

Land Between The Lakes Latest News

LBL Wildlife Refuges Re-open

March 13, 2014 - Land Between The Lakes Press Release

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 16. Hematite Lake will also be open March 16 for bank fishing only.

"These areas are closed November 1 through March 15, primarily as waterfowl and eagle refuges. We appreciate public cooperation in protecting these important areas for wildlife," said Steve Bloemer, LBL’s Wildlife Program Manager. "The majority of wintering eagles and waterfowl will begin migrating back north by early to mid-March, permitting the refuges to be re-opened."

Come Outside and Play at Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area, managed by the Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. Land Between The Lakes provides outdoor recreation, lake access, and environmental education for the public to enjoy. Visitors are encouraged to review the official website at www.lbl.org often for Calendar of Events, updates on programs and policies, safety information, maps, temporary trail and road closures, and more, or call 800-LBL-7077 or 270-924-2000. Follow LBL on Twitter @LBLScreechOwl or @LandBtwnLakes. To sign up for LBL’s electronic newsletter, email lblinfo@fs.fed.us. USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

 

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Kentucky Lake, Lake Barkley, and Land Between The Lakes offer a unique vacation experience for everyone! Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley collectively is the largest body of water between the Great Lakes and the Gulf of Mexico. Here you can enjoy fishing, boating, hunting, eating at great restaurants, and experiencing the numerous attractions of the Land Between The Lakes. The region is located just eight hours from Chicago, three hours from St. Louis and six hours west of the Smoky Mountains.