Come Outside and Play
at Land Between the Lakes
As part of America’s great outdoors since 1963, Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area manages over 170,000 acres of forest, wetlands, and open lands on a peninsula between Kentucky and Barkley Lakes in Western Kentucky and Tennessee. This family-friendly recreation area offers one of the largest blocks of undeveloped forest in the eastern United States.
With 300 miles of natural shoreline, lake access provides idyllic settings for camping, picnicking, hiking, fishing, boating, wildlife viewing, and water sports. Licensed hunts for deer, turkey, squirrel, and other small game animals occur throughout the year.
Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area draws visitors from around the world to escape into nature. People enjoy the authentic experiences provided by Woodlands Nature Station, Elk & Bison Prairie, Homeplace 1850s Working Farm and Living History Museum, and Golden Pond Planetarium and Observatory. Conservation [...]