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Wrangler's Camp in LBL

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Wranglers Campground in LBLWrangler's Campground is one of the premiere horse camps in the Southeast, featuring over 100 miles of horse and wagon trails in one of the most scenic spots in Land Between The Lakes.  Bordered by Lake Barkley and Fords Bay on the east and tucked between Laura Furnace Creek and Lick Creek on the west, it is surrounded by some of the most beautiful scenery LBL has to offer.

Wrangler's Campground is the only place in Land Between The Lakes designed for horseback riders and wagons.  It features stalls, hitching posts, and hot showers, so it is well-equipped to handle both horse and rider.  For those who don't own their own, Wrangler's Campground offers horses for rent.

Some of the most historic sites in LBL can be viewed along the trails, including the ruins of the Laura Iron Furnace; the home of Nathan Futrell, who was said to be the youngest drummer in the Revolutionary War; and an enduring abandoned farm and homestead containing a tobacco barn, chicken coop, and shed.  The Wrangler's shoreline trail travels a peninsula just opposite a Kentucky state waterfowl refuge, offering riders a great view of the shorebirds housed there.

For more information on Wrangler's Campground, call (270) 924-2201.

Wranglers Campground

SEASON  March 1 through November 30
FACILITIES  Showers/restrooms, primitive or electric (water/sewer), shelters, horse rentals, horse stalls, blacksmith
AREA MAP  Wranglers Campground Map (printable PDF)
RESERVATIONS  Up to six months in advance.  Click to reserve online.
GPS  N 36 44' 06.71" / W 88 00' 11.56"  {Map It!}
LOCATION  5.5 miles / 10 minutes southeast of the Visitor Center on the Laura Furnace Road (FS Rd. #165)

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Beaver Dam Outlook
Photo by Melodie Cunningham

The view from the top of this beaver dam shows a Kentucky Lake inlet in late spring. An inlet like this one is habitat to a variety of exciting wildlife and plants just waiting to be explored!