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.
Parks Directory of the United States, 5th Edition. © 2007 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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Ecotone, a HUBZone firm, holds operation and management contracts for the Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area in Kentucky.
After crossing Kentucky Lake, the tornado left a swath of downed trees in the Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area. The tornado then crossed Lake Barkley, struck a subdivision on the east shore of the lake, and lifted near 1-24.