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Total Solar Eclipse: Where will you be August 21, 2017?

Where will you be August 21, 2017? The Great American Eclipse will pass through Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area on August 21, 2017. A total solar eclipse is a rare phenomenon and hundreds of thousands of visitors are expected in Western Kentucky, as nearby Hopkinsville is the closest city to the point of greatest totality. What to expect?…

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Backcountry Camping has a new name at Land Between the Lakes

Dear Campers, You may have noticed a recent name change of your favorite Backcountry Campground on our maps. Here is the reason… In 2000 when the US Forest Service assumed management of Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area, the decision was made to keep the backcountry permit system for the smaller campgrounds created by the Tennessee Valley Authority. These…

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21st Annual Hummingbird Festival at Woodlands Nature Station

LAND BETWEEN THE LAKES, KY/TN – July 13, 2017 – Woodlands Nature Station will host the 21st Annual Hummingbird Festival, Saturday and Sunday, August 5 and 6, from 10am-5pm at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area. Admission to this special event is $7 ages 13 and up, $5 ages 5-12, and free for children 4 and under. Ruby-throated Hummingbird…

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August is Hummingbird Month at Woodlands Nature Station

LAND BETWEEN THE LAKES, KY/TN – July 17, 2017 – August is peak hummingbird viewing season at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area. Nature Station naturalists present special hummingbird programs throughout August included with regular admission to the Nature Station:  $5 ages 13 and older, $3 ages 5 to 12, and free for ages 4 and younger. Optimal hummingbird…

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Food Drive and Fun at Land Between the Lakes

LAND BETWEEN THE LAKES, KY/TN – July 17, 2017 – Land Between the Lakes asks the public to participate in a food drive on Saturday, July 29. Visitors can bring 2 cans or boxes of non-perishable food items (per person) to any facility listed and receive a special discount. Donations will go to the Stewart County Food Bank, Helping Hands in Trigg County, and Hope Food Bank in Lyon County. “This is a time of year our local communities need extra help. With children home for the summer, food pantries are low on supplies,” says Jeff Laird, Customer Service Department Manager. “This is a way for our visitors to help support our local communities.” The public can donate when visiting the following facilities: Hillman Ferry Campground | Free slushy or…

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Land Between the Lakes Quota Deer Hunt Application Period Ends July 31

LAND BETWEEN THE LAKES, KY/TN – July 6, 2017 – Quota Deer Hunt application deadline at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area is July 31, 2017. Potential applicants will find the application link and additional information at https://landbetweenthelakes.us/seendo/outdoor-rec/hunting/. Hunters may also call 270.924.2065 to apply by phone, Monday-Friday, 8am-4pm. Application fees are $5 online and $7 by phone.  Quota deer hunt dates for 2017-18 season at Land Between the Lakes:  Kentucky:    Youth Quota Hunt | Oct 28-29 | Age 15 and younger Adult Quota Hunt | Nov 18-19 Tennessee:  Youth Quota Hunt | Oct 21-22 | Age 6-16 Adult Quota Hunts | Nov 10-11 and Nov 25-26 Quota hunts provide unique recreational opportunities within the region and help maintain a healthy deer population. Land Between the Lakes features both…

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Wranglers Campground Hosts 21st Annual Rodeo

LAND BETWEEN THE LAKES, KY/TN – July 6, 2017– Wranglers Campground will host the 21st Annual Primitive Rodeo, presented by Crossland Rodeo Company, Friday and Saturday, July 21 and 22, from 7:30-10pm. “This is a great opportunity for families to get outside and enjoy some unique fun and see local cowboys and cowgirls compete in one of our country’s oldest sports. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs and enjoy the show,” says Wranglers Campground manager Jamey Thweatt. This is an International Pro Rodeo Association sanctioned show with $300 added to each event. The rodeo is open to the public. Admission is $10 ages 13 and older, $7 ages 5-12, and free for children 4 and under. No coolers permitted. Enjoy half-price camping on Friday and Saturday at Wranglers. Children’s activities…

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Cool Critters Day is July 15 at Land Between the Lakes

LAND BETWEEN THE LAKES, KY/TN – July 6, 2017 – Woodlands Nature Station invites the public to experience up-close animal encounters at Cool Critters Day on Saturday, July 15, 2017, 10am-4pm. Admission is $5 per person; ages 4 and under are free. All programs included with admission. On-site food vendors offer lunch and beverages. “Cool Critters Day is a great chance for children and adults to get an up-close look at big bats, beautiful birds, stupendous snakes, marvelous mammals, terrific turtles and more,” says Nature Station Lead Naturalist John Pollpeter. “This is a wonderful opportunity to learn about all kinds of unusual and awesome animals.” A variety of live animal programs and exhibits, along with kids’ games, crafts, jokes, a puppet show, visits from Smokey Bear, and other animal-inspired activities…

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