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Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area, KY

US Forest Service

Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area

As part of Americas great outdoors since 1963, Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area manages over 170,000 acres of forests, wetlands, and open lands on a peninsula between Kentucky and Barkley...[more]

Address

238 Visitor Center Dr
Golden Pond, KY 42211
Phone:1-800-525-7077
Email:lblinfo@fs.fed.us

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Directions

From Nashville, TN: Take I-24 West into Kentucky to Exit 65 (Cadiz/Hopkinsville). Turn left to Cadiz. Stay on US Hwy 68/80 through Cadiz and across the Lake Barkley bridge, into Land Between The Lakes. In approximately four miles, exit onto Woodlands Trace Scenic Byway and follow the signs to the Golden Pond Visitor Center for information.

From points north: From I-24, take Exit 31 to Hwy 453 South towards Grand Rivers. When you cross the canal between Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley, you are in Land Between The Lakes. This road becomes Woodlands Trace Scenic Byway which is the main north/south road in Land Between The Lakes. The North Welcome Station is approximately 3 miles on your right after crossing the canal.

Activities
  • AUTO TOURING AUTO TOURING
  • BIKING BIKING
  • BOATING BOATING
  • CAMPING CAMPING
  • ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION
  • FISHING FISHING
  • HIKING HIKING
  • HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE
  • HORSEBACK RIDING HORSEBACK RIDING
  • HUNTING HUNTING
  • INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS
  • OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE
  • PADDLING PADDLING
  • PHOTOGRAPHY PHOTOGRAPHY
  • PICNICKING PICNICKING
  • RECREATIONAL VEHICLES RECREATIONAL VEHICLES
  • SWIMMING SWIMMING
  • VISITOR CENTER VISITOR CENTER
  • WATER SPORTS WATER SPORTS
  • WILDLIFE VIEWING WILDLIFE VIEWING
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