Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area

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Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area

Address:100 Van Morgan Dr
Golden Pond, KY 42211

Phone:270-924-2000
Web: www.lbl.org
Size: 170,000 acres.
Location:Southwest Kentucky and northwest Tennessee. Accessible by I-24; US 62-641, 68, 79. Nearby cities/towns include Paduca, Princeton, Iuka, and Golden Pond, KY, and Paris, Buchanon, and Bumpus Mills, TN.
Facilities:3 visitors centers, 4 campgrounds, rental cabins, dispersed camping, 6 beaches, trails (200+ miles), boat ramps, docks, fishing piers, canoe rentals, stables, ORV area, planetarium, gift shop.
Activities:Camping, hunting, fishing, boating, canoeing, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, ORV riding, guided tours, interpretive programs.
Special Features:Inland peninsula between Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley with 300 miles of undeveloped shoreline. Points of interest include Elk & Bison Prairie, 750 acres of restored prairie and home to the largest publicly owned bison herd east of the Mississippi; the Homeplace, a rural Tennessee farm circa 1850; Nature Station, an outdoor activity and environmental education center.

See other parks in Kentucky.
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68/KY 80 is being widened from two lanes to four lanes from Aurora, in Marshall County on the western shore, to just east of Kentucky Lake, where the project will connect to the four-lane roadway that runs through Land Between The Lakes.
In the early 1960s, the Tennessee Valley Authority set out to create a great park for posterity at the Land Between the Lakes.
LICENSE: $115, nonresident; $20, spring turkey permit; Land Between the Lakes user permit
The league favors a state plan to introduce 60 animals over two years in the 170,000-acre Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area.