Photo by Bob Howdeshell
Bon Voyage! It is 1,086 miles from here to the Yucatan. This weekend marks the beginning of the great hummingbird migration through Land Between the Lakes! If you love hummingbirds, this is the event for you!!! August brings hundreds and hundreds of hummingbirds as they migrate south to Central America. You can see as many as 200 of them in a single day at the Nature Station! Join us to celebrate this natural spectacle and watch the backyard beauties as they buzz around the native gardens, fueling up for the next leg of their long journey. Discover how you can help hummingbirds and other migrating wildlife such as monarchs, bats, dragonflies, and songbirds right at your own home! Stop by the native plant sale and enjoy programs and demonstrations! This year, as we celebrate our 25th anniversary, celebrate the art of these magnificent creatures while also enjoying art inspired by [...]

Experience Kentucky Lake Kentucky
“The South’s Great Lake!”

It’s time to reconnect with what matters and enjoy the natural distance we have here at Kentucky Lake. We have been disconnected for so long; it’s time to reconnect in a safe space and we have plenty of it! Rent an entire cottage or home along our shoreline for a chance to visit with family safely while also enjoying the sun and water! For families, businesses and outdoors lovers, we know there is nothing that can compare to the “South’s Great Lake!” Sure, there are other lakes in the South, but none like Kentucky Lake and the beauty, energy and lifestyle that we’ve built on these shores – it’s something worth experiencing. Kentucky Lake Kentucky is the place to watch your kids become kids again, reconnect with the ones that matter through food and fellowship, and quite possibly find out why fishing just comes [...]

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 [...]

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