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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 the deep – the alligator snapping turtles, Bob & Bindi. Marvel at the elegance of Artemis, the American Bald Eagle. Celebrate our watery world with the whole family! There is so much to see and do that Nature Station is extending its closing time to 7:00 pm on Saturday and Sunday.

Memorial Day Weekend Programming:

Throughout the Weekend- Wacky Waters Kids' Scavenger Hunt

Saturday, May 29, 10 am-7 pm
· 11:30am Don’t SNAP at Me - Giant turtle feeding
· 1:30pm Barkley’s Beasts - Explore the animals found on Lake Barkley
· 4:00pm Raptor Row - Meet our owls, hawk, and falcon
· 6-8:30pm - Sunset Kayak Trip - For reservations call 270-924-2020

Sunday, May 30, 10am-7pm
· 11:30am For Goodness Snakes - Meet a live snake
· 1:30pm America’s Got Talons - Learn about our birds of prey
· 2:30pm Cumberland’s Critters - Discover Cumberland River’s aquatic animals
· 4:00pm Raptor Row - Meet our owls, hawk, and falcon
· 6-8:30pm Sunset Kayak Trip - For reservations call 270-924-2020

Monday, May 31, 10 am-5 pm
· 11:30am Water Giants - Learn about the huge water beasts in our lakes
· 12:30pm Tales of Scales - Discover our snakes, turtles, and salamanders
· 1:30pm Beach Bum Bobcat - Watch Barkley the bobcat get a new toy
· 4:00pm Raptor Row - Meet our owls, hawk, and falcon

Canoe and kayak rentals on Honker Lake begin on Memorial Day Weekend. Hourly rentals start at 10:00 am and all boats must to be back to shore by 4:30 pm. Rental rates are $15 per boat per hour. Visitors must check in and pre-pay at the Woodlands Nature Station to rent a canoe or kayak (weather permitting). For more information call 270-924-2299.

Fourth grade students can go to https://everykidinapark.gov/, get their free Every Kid in a Park pass, and get their family in for free. For more information, call the Nature Station at 270.924.2299.

Additionally, the Woodlands Nature Station will be open until 7:00 pm on Saturday and Sunday, May 29 & 30, of the Memorial Day weekend.

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