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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...


LBL Offers Free BioBlitz Program This Spring

LBL Offers Free BioBlitz Program This Spring

March 31, 2021 - Press Release from Friends of LBL

Murray State University’s Watershed Studies Institute (WSI) and the Friends of Land Between the Lakes are teaming up once again to host a Spring BioBlitz at Land Between the Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area from April 1 – May 31, 2021. This citizen science activity invites participants to visit Land Between the Lakes to document sightings of wildlife and plants throughout the spring ... Read More...


LBL Facilities Reopening for the 2021 Season

LBL Facilities Reopening for the 2021 Season

March 4, 2021 - Press Release from Land Between The Lakes

Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area plans to begin its 2021 season with the reopening of its campgrounds, environmental education facilities, and welcome stations. “We know the public is excited to return to their favorite places at Land Between the Lakes,” said Tim Pohlman, acting area supervisor for the U.S. Forest Service at Land Between the Lakes. “We are looking forward ... Read More...


Land Between The Lakes' Virtual Bison Auction Underway

Land Between The Lakes' Virtual Bison Auction Underway

February 21, 2021 - Press Release from Land Between The Lakes

The U.S. Forest Service plans to hold a virtual bison auction beginning this Saturday to reduce the size of bison herds in Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area. The online auction will open for bidding on Feb. 20 and close Feb. 27 at 6 p.m. CST. Prospective bidders can access the auction and view preliminary details regarding the age, sex, and weight of each bison to be sold by ... Read More...


New Projection System at Golden Pond Planetarium Delayed Due to COVID-19

New Projection System at Golden Pond Planetarium Delayed Due to COVID-19

December 16, 2020 - Shawn Dunnaway

Earlier this year, Friends of Land Between The Lakes announced the Golden Pond Planetarium will be receiving a much-needed upgrade on its projector. The current projector has reached its end-of-life with replacement parts difficult to find. Initially, Friends of LBL anticipated the projector to be ready by this month. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has caused delays. Aviva Yasgur, ... Read More...


Friends of Land Between The Lakes and the US Forest Service Responds to Potential Homeplace 1850s Closure

Friends of Land Between The Lakes and the US Forest Service Responds to Potential Homeplace 1850s Closure

December 1, 2020 - Shawn Dunnaway

Over last weekend, Aviva Yasgur, Executive Director of Friends of Land Between The Lakes, sent an email to members of the organization with alarming news. Yasgur stated the popular Homeplace 1850s Living History Farm may be closed by the US Forest Service, who oversees the attraction in Land Between The Lakes. Yasgur stated the US Forest Service has already laid off many employees at the ... Read More...


Forest Service to Possibly Close Homeplace in 2021

Forest Service to Possibly Close Homeplace in 2021

November 28, 2020 - Staff Report

Editor's Note: The following is a letter published to Friends of LBL members by Aviva Yasgur, Executive Director of Friends of Land Between The Lakes. Dear friends, Instead of a typical newsletter for this November, I feel the need to write to you about a major issue that has recently arisen that I think many of you will care about and want to be informed about. It has to do with some big ... Read More...


LBL Offering Free Cedar Christmas Trees

LBL Offering Free Cedar Christmas Trees

November 19, 2020 - Land Between The Lakes Press Release

Free cedar Christmas tree permits and information including maps and cutting guidelines will be available Nov. 27-Dec. 24 on the Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area website: www.landbetweenthelakes.us/reservations. Permits can only be obtained online this year. A permit entitles a family to cut one cedar tree between Nov. 27 and Dec. 24. Cedar trees may be cut anywhere in Land ... Read More...


LBL's Homeplace Offers Winter Workshops

LBL's Homeplace Offers Winter Workshops

November 11, 2020 - Land Between The Lakes Press Release

Homeplace Offers Winter Workshops Land Between the Lakes, KY/TN - Learn a new hobby and preserve old time handwork skills with the Homeplace 1850s Working Farm Old Time Skills Workshops. Sessions include flint knapping and traditional Christmas decorations. Workshops are taught by Homeplace interpreters, traditional artisans who tell the stories of life on an 1850 family farm. Covid-19 ... Read More...


Free Virtual Resources Available Through Friends of Land Between The Lakes

Free Virtual Resources Available Through Friends of Land Between The Lakes

October 8, 2020 - Press Release from Friends of LBL

This has been a challenging year; teachers and home-educators are working hard to educate their children, and we want to help! While you may not be able to visit Land Between the Lakes for field trips like usual, Friends of Land Between the Lakes still wants to serve our community by offering FREE educational content available at www.friendsoflbl.org. Interpreters at the environmental ... Read More...


Land Between the Lakes BioBlitz Offers Citizen Science Opportunity for the Public This Fall

Land Between the Lakes BioBlitz Offers Citizen Science Opportunity for the Public This Fall

September 22, 2020 - Friends of Land Between The Lakes Release

Murray State University’s Watershed Studies Institute (WSI) and the Friends of Land Between the Lakes (LBL) are teaming up to host a BioBlitz at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area from September 19 - November 15, 2020. This citizen science activity invites participants to visit Land Between the Lakes to document sightings of wildlife and plants throughout the fall season. The ... Read More...


Volunteers Needed for Land Between the Lakes Elk and Bison Prairie and More

Volunteers Needed for Land Between the Lakes Elk and Bison Prairie and More

September 14, 2020 - Friends of Land Between The Lakes Release

The Friends of Land Between the Lakes (LBL) is in search of volunteers for the Elk and Bison Prairie as well as other activities in the recreation area. The Friends of LBL’s Bugle Corps volunteer group helps Land Between the Lakes wildlife managers with the Elk and Bison Prairie by monitoring the animals’ health, interacting with visitors, monitoring visitor safety and answering questions ... Read More...


Eagle Scout Project Delivered to the 1850s Homeplace

Eagle Scout Project Delivered to the 1850s Homeplace

August 6, 2020 - Press Release from Friends of LBL

Jameson Wells, a member of Scout Troop 2422 in Calvert City, Kentucky, completed his Eagle Scout project by building benches for the 1850s Homeplace located inside Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area. Jameson and his troop worked over 30 hours to construct the benches for the Homeplace. "This extra seating will help reduce groups clustering together and provide improved seating ... Read More...


KET to Air Documentary on Construction of Lake Bridges

KET to Air Documentary on Construction of Lake Bridges

July 7, 2020 - Press Release from KTC District 1

The landmark project to build two basket-handle arch bridges over Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley is the subject of a new documentary that will premiere Sunday, July 12, on Kentucky Educational Television (KET). Produced by Emmy-award winning filmmaker Mark Crowner of Louisville, the documentary looks back at the start of the project in 2007 when a series of public meetings allowed about 600 ... Read More...


COVID-19 Impacts

COVID-19 Impacts

June 29, 2020 - Staff Report

Updated June 29 Quickly Find COVID-19 Impacts On... Kentucky Lake Fishing & Boating... Lake Barkley Fishing & Boating... Land Between The Lakes... Lodging, Marina and Businesses... Restaurants... Others of Note... Kentucky Lake Area COVID-19 Cases Is Kentucky Lake, Lake Barkley ... Read More...


Lakeview Cottages & Marina Features Chainsaw Sculptures

Lakeview Cottages & Marina Features Chainsaw Sculptures

June 19, 2020 - Staff Report

Since taking possession of Lakeview Cottages & Marina in 2012, Dave and Barb Lively have worked diligently to modernize and upgrade the facilities, dating back to the 1960s. Both Dave and Barb are Air Force veterans and are proud of the strong work ethic they bring to the small “mom-and-pop” cabin and marina business located on the banks of Cypress Creek on southern Kentucky Lake. A ... Read More...


Circle the Lakes Virtual Race to Benefit Friends of Land Between the Lakes

Circle the Lakes Virtual Race to Benefit Friends of Land Between the Lakes

May 25, 2020 - Friends of Land Between The Lakes Release

Mid South Race Timing, Murray, Kentucky, will host Circle the Lakes, a virtual race throughout the month of July, with a portion of the proceeds to benefit the Friends of Land Between the Lakes. Cost is $60 until May 31, 2020. The price will increase on June 1, 2020. Registration is available online. Participants will spend the month virtually running around Kentucky Lake, Lake Barkley, and ... Read More...