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 [...]

Welcome to Cadiz Kentucky,
the Friendliest Little Town in All of Kentucky

Whether you’re coming up to fish in Lake Barkley, stroll the charm of Main Street, shop in the galleries and nostalgic antique shops – we know you’ll love Cadiz Kentucky. You can make yourself at home with the slower pace of life and the safe kid-friendly great outdoors.

Located on the shores of Lake Barkley, our back yard is an angler’s paradise. The lake is our region’s natural beacon for hunters, fishermen and families looking for a fun and affordable place to have a memorable vacation experience. Nearby, Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area has hundreds of miles of trails for hiking, mountain biking, ATVs and horseback riding.

At Woodlands Nature Station, your family will learn about the critters that inhabit our forests, pet a hummingbird or witness a vulture chow on some raw poultry. Visit Homeplace, [...]

Enjoy a Water-Way-of-Life at Green Turtle Bay Resort and Marina on Lake Barkley in Western Kentucky

Green Turtle Bay is the premier marina resort on Lake Barkley in Western Kentucky. Our marina and resort overlook beautiful Lake Barkley at the eastern edge of the picturesque village of Grand Rivers, Kentucky and are your vacation gateway to the Land Between the Lakes Federal Recreational Area. In a small town between two lakes, we’re offering a perfect getaway where guests can relax, boat, and spend time with their loved ones.

Green Turtle Bay is a destination experience like no other. The award-winning marina with over 450 mooring and transient slips offers electric, water, cable, private shower suites, laundry facility and more. For fuel, ice, cold drinks, snacks or a free book to read, the Marina Office and “boater’s rest area” is the place to be.

The professionals at Yacht Sales make it easy [...]

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 [...]

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