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Homeplace 1850-LBL

Homeplace 1850s

(Grand Rivers KY to Dover TN) Another attraction at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area was a recreated homestead they called The Homeplace. Period buildings were moved from around the area to form a typical subsistence farm from the 1850s period. Volunteers, dressed for the times, demonstrate throughout the year with chores typical for […]

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Nature Station-LBL, Great Horned Owl

Nature Station

(Grand Rivers KY to Dover TN) While driving through Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area I stopped to see some things between camps. The Woodlands Nature Station was a combination garden and zoo. Native plants and wildlife were on display; they had a coyote, deer, and several birds. Around it were trails into the […]

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Land Between the Lakes, Fenton Lake CG

Land Between the Lakes

(Grand Rivers KY to Dover TN) Between Kentucky Lake and Barkley Lake lies Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area. Before the Tennessee and Cumberland Rivers were dammed to form these lakes, it was known as the land between the rivers by those living there. I stayed at four campgrounds while there exploring between the […]

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