Things to Do

Land Between The Lakes

Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area (LBL) is located just across Kentucky Lake from Calloway County. The 170,000-acre preserve is uninhabited and features vast rolling forest, quiet shorelines and ample outdoor recreation activities.

hiking, biking & trails

Throughout LBL you’ll find several hiking trails ranging from short, paved accessible-friendly paths to the rigorous 60-mile North-South Trail. Mountain bikers and cyclers will enjoy the open roads and trails in Land Between The Lakes.

Also in LBL is Turkey Bay OHV Area – a 2,500-acre ATV park for those who love to challenge their machines and riding skills. 

Visit this link to learn more about LBL’s hiking trails.

Photo:  the popular Hematite Lake Trail in LBL

environmental education

LBL features many fun environmental educational attractions. The Woodlands Nature Station features live animals commonly found in western Kentucky and offers educational programs from March to November.

The Homeplace 1850s is a working farm and living history museum that allows visitors to step back in time and see what like was like before the Civil War. 

Also in LBL is the Elk & Bison Prairie, a drive-through experience that allows you to see wildlife up close. And the Golden Pond Planetarium & Observatory is a popular attraction for families with kids of all ages.

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