Land Between the Lakes

The Land Between the Lakes area has plenty of family-friendly activities that are exciting for everyone. If you're taking a break from camping or boating for the day, you'll want to check out the LBL Nature Station, the Elk and Bison Prairie, and all of the other great attractions near LBL.

Visiting Land Between the Lakes

The Land Between the Lakes area offers more than 170,000 acres of outdoor recreation, wildlife, and beautiful scenery. The area offers so much to do, everything from boating and hiking, to camping and dining, to the family-friendly activities like go-karts and mini-golf.

If you’re looking to get a great look at the beautiful scenery and wildlife, then the Land Between the Lakes parks offers the wonderful opportunities listed below.


1850s Homeplace

Explore an 1850's Working Farm and Living History Museum representing a two-generation farm in Western Kentucky. You'll see people dressed in clothing from the time and reenacting their daily routine.

Visit the 1850s Homeplace at LBL

Elk and Bison Prairie

The Elk and Bison Prairie is a great adventure for the whole family. You can drive your vehicle around the 3.5 mile loop taking you through over 700 acres of Elk and Bison natural habitat where you can view different wildlife and the beautiful scenery.

Visit the Elk and Bison Prairie

LBL Nature Station

The LBL Nature Station is the gateway to the Nature Watch Area featuring over 8,500 acres. You can experience the natural world up close at the LBL Woodlands Nature Station

LBL Nature Station

Eagle Watching

The LBL Nature Station is the gateway to the Nature Watch Area featuring over 8,500 acres. You can experience the natural world up close at the LBL Woodlands Nature Station

Eagle Watching

Planetarium and Observatory

You can get great views with Eagle Watching near Land Between the Lakes in Western Kentucky. Tours are available in Jan/Feb of each year for up close eagle watching.

Visit Planetarium and Observatory