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National Get Outdoors Day

May 22, 2015 | Press Release from Land Between The Lakes

On Saturday, June 13, in honor of National Get Outdoors Day, Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area will waive admission fees to Woodlands Nature Station. The Nature Station opens at 10am and closes at 5pm.

Visitors can experience the native gardens and learn about the rescued animals in the Nature Station’s backyard. Programs designed to entertain and educate visitors include:

  • Cats of the World 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
  • Animal Avengers 2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
  • Parade of Raptors 4:30 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. (Everyday)
  • Animal Encounters throughout the day
In addition, a guided Sunset Canoe Trip will be offered from 6-8:30pm. Enjoy a paddle through a scenic bay in search of wildlife. Call 270-924-2020 for reservations, $25 per canoe.

The following link will take you to Flickr where you will find the photos included in this news release, along with photo credits, captions, and additional photos for downloading:  https://www.flickr.com/photos/lblkytn/sets.

Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area manages more than 170,000 acres in western Kentucky and Tennessee as part of the U.S. Forest Service and the Department of Agriculture’s public lands program. Land Between The Lakes offers outdoor recreation, lake access, land management, and environmental education to over 1.4 million visitors annually. The Friends of Land Between The Lakes works in partnership with the Forest Service providing program services, funds development, and volunteer support.

To find more information about Land Between The Lakes, log on to the official website at www.landbetweenthelakes.us or call toll-free at 1-800-LBL-7077 or local at 270-924-2000.

For more information on the Friends of Land Between The Lakes, log on to www.friendsoflbl.org. To subscribe to the official electronic newsletter, send an email to LBLinfo@fs.fed.us. Land Between The Lakes official Twitter accounts include @LBLScreechOwl, @LBLNature, @LBLHomeplace, and @LandBtwnLakes, and Pinterest www.pinterest.com/lblnra.

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Down the River
Photo by Melodie Cunningham

This father-son team has found adventure out on the water at Kentucky Lake! There are so many places to explore in LBL that can't be accessed by land!