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Bald Eagle Tours Return to Land Between The Lakes

Bald Eagle Tours Return to Land Between The Lakes

January 4, 2023 - From Friends of LBL

The Friends of Land Between the Lakes is excited to announce that the Woodlands Nature Station will host bald eagle viewing cruises and van tours for the public in January and February 2023. The eagle tours will give visitors a chance to view these majestic birds in their natural habitat within the Land Between the Lakes area. Kentucky Lake eagle viewing cruises will be offered January 14-16 ... Read More...


Land Between the Lakes Offers Free Cedar Christmas Trees

Land Between the Lakes Offers Free Cedar Christmas Trees

November 30, 2022 - Press Release from LBL

Free cedar Christmas tree permits and information including maps and cutting guidelines will be available Nov. 25-Dec. 24 on the Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area website: www.landbetweenthelakes.us/reservations. Permits can only be obtained online. A permit entitles a family to cut one cedar tree between Nov. 25 and Dec. 24. Cedar trees may be cut anywhere in Land Between the ... Read More...


Land Between the Lakes Opens Additional Areas to Archery Deer Hunting

Land Between the Lakes Opens Additional Areas to Archery Deer Hunting

November 30, 2022 - Press Release from LBL

The USDA Forest Service will allow archery deer hunting in select areas of Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area (LBL) typically off-limits to hunting beginning Thursday for wildlife conservation and population management. Hunters can access the Southern Nature Watch Demonstration Area, Brandon Spring Group Center, and Energy Lake, Hillman Ferry, and Piney campgrounds Dec. 1 through ... Read More...


The Homeplace Celebrates an 1850s Christmas

The Homeplace Celebrates an 1850s Christmas

November 17, 2022 - Press Release from Friends of LBL

Holiday sounds and smells will fill the air at the Homeplace 1850s Working Farm during its annual 1850s Christmas celebration on November 26 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Families will experience the wonders of the season with an 1850’s twist, including holiday decorations and recipe collections, old time stories and caroling, a visit from Santa Claus, and more. Event activities include: -Make ... Read More...


Woodlands Nature Station to Host Cub Scout Day

Woodlands Nature Station to Host Cub Scout Day

November 10, 2022 - Press Release from Friends of LBL

The Friends of Land Between the Lakes will host its annual Cub Scout Day from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. on Saturday, November 19 at the Woodlands Nature Station in Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area. Cub Scout leaders can bring the whole pack—or families can bring their own Cub Scouts—for a full day of hikes and activities focused on this year's theme: Plants and Animals. Cub Scouts ... Read More...


Wildlife Refuge Closures at Land Between The Lakes

Wildlife Refuge Closures at Land Between The Lakes

November 1, 2022 - Press Release from LBL

Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area has closed nine wildlife refuges to human entry and all activities including hunting, fishing, and boating. These areas will remain closed until March 16, 2023. Closed areas are marked with buoys or signs. The wildlife refuge closures include: • Portions of Duncan Bay, Smith Bay, and Rushing Bay on Kentucky Lake • Duncan Lake • Fulton ... Read More...


The Homeplace 1850s Working Farm Hosts Apple Fest this Weekend

The Homeplace 1850s Working Farm Hosts Apple Fest this Weekend

October 13, 2022 - Press Release from Friends of LBL

Autumn has arrived at the Homeplace 1850s Working Farm and the Friends of Land Between the Lakes invites you to celebrate Apple Fest on October 15 and 16 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Visitors will take in the crisp autumn air and explore the uses, history, and crafts around this most famous of fruits- the apple. Event attendees will see the process of making apple cider, learn the history of ... Read More...


Fire Restrictions in Effect at LBL Due to Wildfire Risk

Fire Restrictions in Effect at LBL Due to Wildfire Risk

October 13, 2022 - Press Release from LBL

Fire officials with the USDA Forest Service are now enforcing Phase 1 fire restrictions at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area due to rising fire danger from current drought conditions. Increased patrols will monitor fire restriction compliance and enforce prohibitions. Prohibitions: 1. Building, maintaining, attending, or using a fire, campfire, or stove fire. [36 CFR ... Read More...


A Hogwarts' Howl-O-Ween is Back at the Woodlands Nature Station

A Hogwarts' Howl-O-Ween is Back at the Woodlands Nature Station

October 11, 2022 - Press Release from Friends of LBL

The Friends of Land Between the Lakes invites you to a magical event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, October 22, 2022 at the Woodlands Nature Station in Land Between the Lakes. A Hogwarts Howl-O-Ween: The Sorcerer's Stone will include multiple natural history programs based on the beloved fantasy world of wizards and witches! Young wizards and witches, welcome to Hogwarts! Students are ... Read More...


A Howlin' Good Fall Break at Woodlands Nature Station

A Howlin' Good Fall Break at Woodlands Nature Station

September 28, 2022 - Press Release from Friends of LBL

The Friends of Land Between the Lakes at Woodlands Nature Station invites families to celebrate Wolf Week October 1-7 and the Woolly Bear Festival October 8-9, with festivities occurring each day from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Visit the Nature Station’s resident endangered red wolves and join their "pack" of wolf admirers during Wolf Week. Catch a glimpse of the 5-month-old red wolf puppies, ... Read More...


Outdoor Kids' Weekend at Woodlands Nature Station

Outdoor Kids' Weekend at Woodlands Nature Station

August 25, 2022 - Press Release from Friends of LBL

Land Between the Lakes, KY- The Friends of Land Between the Lakes invite the public to bring the family to Woodlands Nature Station during Labor Day Weekend for Outdoor Kids' Weekend, a kid-friendly foray into some basic but important outdoor and camping skills. From learning about backyard opossums to practicing fishing skills, guests will learn new ways to enjoy the outdoors. Programming ... Read More...


Woodlands Nature Station Hosts 26th Annual Hummingbird Fest

Woodlands Nature Station Hosts 26th Annual Hummingbird Fest

July 30, 2022 - Press Release from Friends of LBL

Land Between the Lakes, KY. – The Friends of Land Between the Lakes will host its 26th annual Hummingbird Festival at the Woodlands Nature Station on August 6 and 7 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Hummingbird lovers will delight in the natural spectacle of hummingbird migration by watching these backyard beauties as they buzz around the native gardens, fueling up for the next leg of their long ... Read More...


Cool Critters Day Planned at Woodlands Nature Station

Cool Critters Day Planned at Woodlands Nature Station

July 6, 2022 - Press Release from Friends of LBL

The Friends of Land Between the Lakes invites you to join us for Cool Critters Day on Saturday, July 16 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Woodlands Nature Station. Discover wild and wacky wildlife on Cool Critters Day. Learn about amazing critters from our special presenters including Animalogy, Incredible Bats, and The Natural Naturalist. Explore the backyard to see cool animals, play games, and ... Read More...


HistoriCorps Ready to Restore Double Pen House at The Homeplace

HistoriCorps Ready to Restore Double Pen House at The Homeplace

July 5, 2022 - Press Release from LBL

HistoriCorps, a national nonprofit dedicated to fostering a preservation ethic in all through training volunteers traditional trades skills, invites volunteers of all skill levels to help restore the Double Pen House at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area from September 18 – October 14, 2022. Land Between the Lakes serves its original recreational and educational mission ... Read More...


Land Between the Lakes Quota Deer Hunt Applications Available July 1-31

Land Between the Lakes Quota Deer Hunt Applications Available July 1-31

June 28, 2022 - Press Release from LBL

Applications for firearm quota deer hunts at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area are available online July 1-31: https://lblquotahunt.usedirect.com/Web/Home.aspx. Quota hunt online application fees are $10. Quota hunts provide unique recreational opportunities within the region and help maintain healthy deer populations. Land Between the Lakes offers both adult and youth quota ... Read More...


Celebrate Summer with Red Wolf Pups, Dinosaurs, and More at the Woodlands Nature Station

Celebrate Summer with Red Wolf Pups, Dinosaurs, and More at the Woodlands Nature Station

June 8, 2022 - Press Release from Friends of LBL

June brings roaring dinosaurs, fluttering butterflies, and growing red wolf pups to the Woodlands Nature Station in Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area. The Nature Station’s red wolf pups are becoming more active and visible! While sightings of the pups are not guaranteed, they continue to explore their new home as they grow bigger and braver. “It’s so incredibly exciting ... Read More...


Surprise Litter of Rare Red Wolves Born at the Woodlands Nature Station

Surprise Litter of Rare Red Wolves Born at the Woodlands Nature Station

May 17, 2022 - Press Release from Friends of LBL

On April 26, 2022, an unexpected litter of critically endangered American red wolves were born at the Woodlands Nature Station in Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area. Once prevalent throughout the southern United States, red wolves are now the most endangered canine in the world and are only found in captivity and eastern North Carolina. The Woodlands Nature Station is home to the ... Read More...


Casey Jones Distillery to Expand with $1.9 Million Investment in Hopkinsville, Creating 15 Full-Time Jobs

Casey Jones Distillery to Expand with $1.9 Million Investment in Hopkinsville, Creating 15 Full-Time Jobs

April 28, 2022 - Kentucky Office of the Governor

Today, Gov. Andy Beshear announced further momentum in the state’s bourbon and spirits industry with the expansion of Casey Jones Distillery in Christian County, a $1.9 million investment that will create 15 full-time jobs for local residents. “Kentucky’s bourbon and spirits industry is currently in a period of incredible growth and expansion,” said Gov. Beshear. “We are seeing ... Read More...


Explore the Forest FUN-damentals Homeschool Day at the Woodlands Nature Station

Explore the Forest FUN-damentals Homeschool Day at the Woodlands Nature Station

April 20, 2022 - Press Release from Friends of LBL

The Friends of Land Between the Lakes invite you to explore the wonders of the forest during the eighth annual Homeschool Day at Woodlands Nature Station from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, April 29. Discover the ecology, biodiversity, human uses, and importance of our nation’s forests through STEAM programs. Hands-on activities, led by naturalists and forestry experts, will not only be fun, ... Read More...


Golden Pond Planetarium and Observatory Prepares for Astronomy Day

Golden Pond Planetarium and Observatory Prepares for Astronomy Day

April 7, 2022 - Press Release from Friends of LBL

The Golden Pond Planetarium and Observatory and the West Kentucky Amateur Astronomers (WKAA) are preparing for a fun-filled Astronomy Day. International Astronomy Day will be on Saturday, May 7th. Astronomy Day is a world-wide event to celebrate all facets of astronomy. This year the planetarium will be having kids’ activities, solar viewing, and a special program hosted by the WKAA - ... Read More...


Celebrate Spring with the Woodlands Nature Station

Celebrate Spring with the Woodlands Nature Station

March 23, 2022 - Press Release from Friends of LBL

Spring has sprung at Land Between the Lakes and the Woodlands Nature Station offers plenty of family friendly activities throughout the month of April to celebrate. Special programs include Spring Break activities, guided hiking and kayaking trips, Homeschool Day, and more. “A Sensational Spring Break” is April 2-10 with themed programs, crafts, games, and hikes. April is also Homeschool ... Read More...


Girl Scout Day Returns to Woodlands Nature Station

Girl Scout Day Returns to Woodlands Nature Station

March 16, 2022 - Press Release from Friends of LBL

The Woodlands Nature Station at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area will host its annual Girl Scout Day on March 26, 2022, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. and invites scouts and non-scouts of all ages to join in on the fun. This year’s theme is “The Wonders of Wildlife.” Hands-on activities, a guided hike, crafts, live animal encounters, games, and more will help Daisies, Brownies, ... Read More...


Wildlife Refuges Reopen at Land Between the Lakes

Wildlife Refuges Reopen at Land Between the Lakes

March 16, 2022 - Press Release from Land Between The Lakes

Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area has reopened its wildlife refuges to human entry. The wildlife refuges within the following areas are now open through October 31, 2022: • Bards, Energy, Hematite, and Honker Lakes • Duncan, Rushing, and Smith Bays on Kentucky Lake • Fulton and Honker Bays on Lake Barkley • Long Creek Refuge Maps of these areas are available ... Read More...


Land Between the Lakes Welcomes New Bald Eagle to Woodlands Nature Station

Land Between the Lakes Welcomes New Bald Eagle to Woodlands Nature Station

March 2, 2022 - Press Release from Friends of LBL

A rescued female bald eagle has found her new home at the Woodlands Nature Station through a partnership between the Friends of Land Between the Lakes, USDA Forest Service, and American Eagle Foundation. Last week, a team from the Woodlands Nature Station picked up the 7-year-old non-releasable bald eagle with a partial wing amputation resulting from a gunshot wound. She comes from Upstate New ... Read More...


Land Between the Lakes Facilities Reopening for the 2022 Season

Land Between the Lakes Facilities Reopening for the 2022 Season

February 28, 2022 - Press Release from Land Between The Lakes

Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area will kick off its 2022 season this week with the reopening of its campgrounds, environmental education facilities, and welcome stations. “We are excited to welcome new and returning visitors to Land Between the Lakes for another great season of camping, environmental education, and outdoor adventures,” said Leisa Cook, area supervisor with ... Read More...


Land Between the Lakes to Host Bald Eagle Viewing Cruises and Programs

Land Between the Lakes to Host Bald Eagle Viewing Cruises and Programs

December 9, 2021 - Press Release from Friends of LBL

Friends of Land Between the Lakes will host bald eagle viewing cruises and programs for the public in January and February 2022. Kentucky Lake eagle viewing cruises will be hosted on the CQ Princess, a 96-foot, double-decker luxury yacht, on January 14 - 17, 2022, all departing from Kenlake Marina at Kenlake State Resort Park, 888 Kenlake Marina Road, Hardin, Kentucky 42048. Each cruise ... Read More...


Land Between the Lakes Opens Additional Areas to Archery Deer Hunting

Land Between the Lakes Opens Additional Areas to Archery Deer Hunting

December 1, 2021 - Land Between The Lakes Press Release

Three campgrounds typically marked as “No Hunting” will open to archery deer hunting in Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area (LBL). Hillman Ferry and Energy Lake campgrounds will be open to archery hunting Dec. 1 through Jan. 17. Piney Campground will be open to archery hunting Dec. 6 through Jan. 2. This will open up more acreage providing hunters additional opportunities to hunt ... Read More...


Land Between the Lakes Offers Free Cedar Christmas Trees

Land Between the Lakes Offers Free Cedar Christmas Trees

November 22, 2021 - Press Release from Land Between The Lakes

Free cedar Christmas tree permits and information including maps and cutting guidelines will be available Nov. 26-Dec. 24 on the Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area website: www.landbetweenthelakes.us/reservations. Permits can only be obtained online. A permit entitles a family to cut one cedar tree between Nov. 26 and Dec. 24. Cedar trees may be cut anywhere in Land Between the ... Read More...


Cub Scout Day at Woodlands Nature Station

Cub Scout Day at Woodlands Nature Station

November 18, 2021 -

The Friends of Land Between the Lakes invite you to Cub Scout Day at Woodlands Nature Station inside Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area, 3146 Silver Trail Road, Cadiz, Kentucky 42211. General admission covers all programs and activities: $7 ages 18 and up, $5 ages 5-17, free for ages 4 and under. Everyone is welcome. Learn about the night sky, dinosaurs, cool rocks and fun ... Read More...


Seasonal Wildlife Closures In Effect at Land Between The Lakes

Seasonal Wildlife Closures In Effect at Land Between The Lakes

November 2, 2021 - Press Release from Land Between The Lakes

Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area has closed nine wildlife refuges to human entry and all activities including hunting, fishing, and boating. These areas will remain closed through March 15, 2022. Closed areas are marked with buoys or signs. The wildlife refuge closures include: • Portions of Duncan Bay, Smith Bay, and Rushing Bay on Kentucky Lake • Fulton Bay and Honker ... Read More...


Celebrate Fall at Woodlands Nature Station

Celebrate Fall at Woodlands Nature Station

October 28, 2021 - Press Release from Friends of LBL

The Friends of Land Between the Lakes invite you to celebrate autumn with our annual Fall Fest on Saturday, November 6, 2021, at the Woodlands Nature Station, 3146 Silver Trail Road, Cadiz, Kentucky 42211, inside Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area. Admission is $7 for ages 18 and up, $5 for ages 5 - 17 and free for ages 4 and under. Programming includes: Ongoing 10:00am-4:00pm ... Read More...


Land Between The Lakes Begins Visitor Use Survey

Land Between The Lakes Begins Visitor Use Survey

October 14, 2021 - Press Release from Land Between The Lakes

Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area (LBL) has begun a visitor use survey for guests enjoying recreational opportunities in the area. The yearlong project will aim to provide updated visitor numbers, activities engaged in and the economic impact of LBL on the local economy. This information is used by federal, state and local officials to plan for tourism and recreation ... Read More...


Celebrate the Wizarding World of Harry Potter this Howl-o-Ween at the Woodlands Nature Station

Celebrate the Wizarding World of Harry Potter this Howl-o-Ween at the Woodlands Nature Station

October 14, 2021 - Press Release from Friends of LBL

The Friends of Land Between the Lakes invites you to a magical event from 10am to 4pm on Saturday, October 23rd, 2021 at the Woodlands Nature Station in Land Between the Lakes. Howl-o-Ween: Detention with Hagrid will include multiple natural history programs based on the beloved fantasy world of wizards and witches! You have earned a detention with Hagrid! Touch the Portkey to be transported ... Read More...


Moors Resort & Marina to Pass the Torch to Two Local Families

Moors Resort & Marina to Pass the Torch to Two Local Families

October 1, 2021 - Press Release

After 31 years at the helm, Mark and Kathy Wood have announced that they have negotiated the sale of Moors Resort and Marina. As luck would have it, two Marshall County families are stepping in to keep the tradition alive. New owners, Josh and Misty Grebner along with Nick and Brittany Tapp are taking the reins as of October 1, 2021. Their plan is to continue business as usual for now until ... Read More...


A Hootin' and Howlin' Good Fall Break at Woodlands Nature Station

A Hootin' and Howlin' Good Fall Break at Woodlands Nature Station

September 28, 2021 - Press Release from Friends of LBL

The Friends of Land Between the Lakes invites you to bring the family to Woodlands Nature Station during fall break for Wolf Week, 10 am - 5 pm, October 2 - 8, 2021, inside Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area, 3146 Silver Trail Road, Cadiz, Kentucky, 42211. Admission is $5 for ages 5-17, $7 for ages 18+ and free for ages 4 and under. Come visit our resident endangered red wolves ... Read More...


The End of an Era: 45-year-old Bald Eagle Passes at Woodlands Nature Station

The End of an Era: 45-year-old Bald Eagle Passes at Woodlands Nature Station

September 10, 2021 - Press Release from Friends of LBL

The Woodlands Nature Station within Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area is sad to announce that Artemis, the resident bald eagle at the facility, passed away due to natural causes on Tuesday, September 7, 2021 after 45 years of life and 34 years educating the general public. During her time at Land Between the Lakes, she saw the populations of nesting bald eagles in LBL go from ... Read More...


Casey Jones Distillery Bourbons Win Multiple Awards

Casey Jones Distillery Bourbons Win Multiple Awards

September 10, 2021 - Staff Report

Casey Jones Distillery has received three prestigious awards for its first submission of KY Straight Bourbon and Small Batch Bourbon in the 2021 American Craft Spirits Association Heartland Spirits Competition. Casey Jones Distillery KY Straight Bourbon has been awarded Gold for Best in Category (Bourbon) and Best in State. Casey Jones Distillery Small Batch Bourbon has also been awarded Silver ... Read More...


Outdoors Kids' Fest at Woodlands Nature Station

Outdoors Kids' Fest at Woodlands Nature Station

September 1, 2021 - Press Release from Friends of LBL

The Friends of Land Between the Lakes invites you to bring the family to Woodlands Nature Station during Labor Day Weekend for Outdoor Kids' Weekend, a kid-friendly foray into some basic but important outdoor and camping skills. From learning about the opossums you might see in your backyard to practicing your fishing skills, we'll learn some new ways to enjoy the outdoors. Now with extended ... Read More...


Woodlands Nature Station to Host 25th Annual Hummingbird Festival

Woodlands Nature Station to Host 25th Annual Hummingbird Festival

July 29, 2021 - Press Release from Friends of LBL

This weekend marks the beginning of the great hummingbird migration through Land Between the Lakes! The Friends of Land Between the Lakes invites you to join us for our 25th annual Hummingbird Festival, 10 am – 5 pm on Saturday, August 7 and Sunday, August 8, at the Woodlands Nature Station, 3146 Silver Trail Road, Cadiz, Kentucky, 42211. Special admission price is $9 for ages 18 and up, $7 for ... Read More...


August is Hummingbird Month at Woodlands Nature Station

August is Hummingbird Month at Woodlands Nature Station

July 16, 2021 - Press Release from Friends of LBL

Join the Woodlands Nature Station as they celebrate the Ruby-Throated Hummingbird during the month of August. Over 250 hummingbirds will pass through the Woodlands Nature Station backyard as they migrate south through Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area for the winter. Visit any day in August and watch as these busy birds have a feeding frenzy in our native gardens. Also, enjoy ... Read More...


Kid's Adventure Day Planned at Woodlands Nature Station

Kid's Adventure Day Planned at Woodlands Nature Station

July 5, 2021 - Land Between The Lakes Press Release

The Friends of Land Between the Lakes invite you to join us for Kids' Adventure Day on Saturday, July 17, 2021, 10 am - 4 pm at the Woodlands Nature Station inside Land Between the Lakes, 3146 Silver Trail Road, Cadiz, Kentucky 42211. Admission for this event is $7 for adults, $5 for ages 5-17; free for ages 4 and under. Visit the Woodlands Nature Station for a day of epic adventure! Take a ... Read More...


Celebrate 4th of July at the Woodlands Nature Station

Celebrate 4th of July at the Woodlands Nature Station

June 24, 2021 - Land Between The Lakes Press Release

The Friends of Land Between the Lakes invites you to celebrate the 4th of July weekend at the Woodlands Nature Station with some of America’s most charismatic and patriotic critters in Land Between the Lakes. Woodlands Nature Station is located at 3146 Silver Trail Road, Cadiz, KY 42211. Admission for is $7 for adults, $5 for ages 5-17; free for ages 4 and under. Encounter our national ... Read More...


Dive into River Days on Memorial Day Weekend at the Woodlands Nature Station; Extended Weekend Hours

Dive into River Days on Memorial Day Weekend at the Woodlands Nature Station; Extended Weekend Hours

May 24, 2021 - Press Release from Friends of LBL

The Friends of Land Between the Lakes invites you to splash on out to the Woodlands Nature Station in Land Between the Lakes, 3146 Silver Trail Road, Cadiz, KY 42211, this Memorial Day Weekend, May 29-31, for River Days! Encounter live animals, kid-friendly activities and games, and more, all dedicated to celebrating our area’s mighty rivers. Discover Nature Station’s resident denizens of ... Read More...


Migration Celebration and Native Plant Sale Planned at Woodlands Nature Station

Migration Celebration and Native Plant Sale Planned at Woodlands Nature Station

May 6, 2021 - Press Release from Friends of LBL

The Friends of Land Between the Lakes invites you to celebrate World Migratory Bird Day on May 8 and the annual Mother’s Day Weekend Native Plant Sale on May 8-9, 2021, 10am-5pm (Sat/Sun) at the Woodlands Nature Station, inside the Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area, 3146 Silver Trail Road, Cadiz, KY 42211. World Migratory Bird Day honors the spectacle and struggles of our fine ... Read More...


Woodlands Nature Station Hosts Virtual Homeschoolers' Day Friday, April 30

Woodlands Nature Station Hosts Virtual Homeschoolers' Day Friday, April 30

April 19, 2021 - Press Release from Friends of LBL

The Friends of Land Between the Lakes invites you to a join the Woodlands Nature Station virtually on Facebook for their annual Homeschoolers' Day this year. The free online event will be Friday April 30, 2021 with the theme "What a Water-ful World." A downloadable activity book with a variety of STEAM activities will be available to go along with YouTube videos hosted by the Nature Station ... Read More...


Woodlands Nature Station Hosts Hematite Trail Exploration Day Saturday, April 17

Woodlands Nature Station Hosts Hematite Trail Exploration Day Saturday, April 17

April 14, 2021 - Press Release from Friends of LBL

The Friends of Land Between the Lakes invites you to a join the Woodlands Nature Station naturalists as they host Hematite Exploration Day at the Hematite Lake Trailhead in Land Between the Lakes (LBL) this Saturday, April 17th. This special day of trail discovery celebrates the great wildlife diversity that visitors to Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area can find all throughout ... Read More...


Sensational Spring Break at Woodlands Nature Station, April 3-11

Sensational Spring Break at Woodlands Nature Station, April 3-11

April 6, 2021 - Press Release from Friends of LBL

Spring Break is all about the Bugs, Birds, and Beasts at the Woodlands Nature Station at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area, with special kid-friendly activities planned April 3-11. Admission is $5 for kids ages 5-17, $7 for adults age 18 and up, and kids 4 and under are free. Nature Station is open everyday in April from 10am – 5pm. Lead Naturalist, John Pollpeter invites ... Read More...


Sheep Shearing Returns to the Homeplace on April 10

Sheep Shearing Returns to the Homeplace on April 10

April 6, 2021 - Press Release from Friends of LBL

The Homeplace sheep are ready for their spring haircuts, after a whole year of growing out their wool! The Friends of Land Between the Lakes invite you to watch and visit with sheep shearer Gary Lawson as he demonstrates the historic skill of hand shearing sheep on Saturday, April 10, 10 am to 12 noon and 1 to 3 pm at the 1850 Homeplace inside Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area, 4512 ... Read More...


Homeplace 1850s Resumes Normal Operations for 2021

Homeplace 1850s Resumes Normal Operations for 2021

April 1, 2021 - Staff Report

Editor's Note: The following article was published in Friends of Land Between The Lakes' March Newsletter and is written by Tim Pohlman, LBL Acting Area Supervisor, USDA Forest Service. The Forest Service operates the Homeplace with our LBLA partners providing environmental education and performing many of the day-to-day chores involved in operating the farm. It is a partnership that has ... Read More...


Kentucky Lake Sailing Club Hosts 2021 Riddle Cup

Kentucky Lake Sailing Club Hosts 2021 Riddle Cup

March 31, 2021 - Staff Report

The Kentucky Lake Sailing Club will host the 2021 Riddle Cup on April 24th 2021 on Kentucky Lake. Sailboats of all sizes will race south from Grand Rivers, KY to the iconic Eggner Ferry Bridge before turning back north towards the finish line during the day-long event. The race will commence with an on-water roll call at 9am from Mile Marker 24 near Lighthouse Landing Marina. Sailors can ... Read More...