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Free Admission to Woodlands Nature Station on National Get Outdoors Day

May 24, 2016 | press release from Land Between The Lakes

Woodlands Nature Station to waive admission fees Saturday, June 11, 2016, at Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area, in honor of National Get Outdoors Day. The Nature Station is open 10am-5pm.

Come experience native gardens and rescued animals in the Nature Station’s backyard. Visitors may observe snapping turtles during Creature Feature programs from 11:30am-12pm.

Discover the “Jedi” skills of Mother Nature’s finest students during May the Forest Be With You programs from 2:30-3:15pm. Watch the Parade of Raptors at 4:30pm, as staff escort the owls and hawk to their night time enclosures. Additional animal programs take place throughout the day.

 The Nature Station’s experienced naturalists also offer a guided Sunset Canoe Trip, from 6-8:30pm. Those interested will paddle a scenic bay in search of wildlife. Pre-registration required. Call 270-924-2020 to make reservations. $25 per canoe.

Fourth graders may take advantage of free admission to the Nature Station and Homeplace 1850s Farm every day. For more details visit http://www.landbetweenthelakes.us/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/4thGradePass_QA_2016_3_19.pdf

Elk Herd
Photo by Melodie Cunningham

This herd of female elk are enjoying a winter's day in the Elk and Bison Prairie in Land Between The Lakes.