Land Between the Lakes

Site Directions: From I-24, take Hwy 79 west for 37 miles through Clarksville and Dover to the southern entrance. Turn right on the Trace and continue 3 miles to the visitors center.

Trace Rd: Lat: 36.52884°N Long: -87.923002°W

Hours: daylight hours

Seasonality: year-round

Fees: none 

STEWART COUNTY, 170,000 ACRES (60,000 IN TN)
BETWEEN PARIS LANDING AND DOVER
FOR INFORMATION CONTACT USDA FOREST SERVICE,
LBL, 100 VAN MORGAN DRIVE, GOLDEN POND, KY 42211
(270) 924-2000 OR VISIT WWW.LANDBETWEENTHELAKES.US.

LBL Hunter Use Permit required.

All harvested deer and turkeys must be checked at an LBL check station before leaving LBL.

All areas lying in Tennessee except (1) Nature Watch Area, wildlife refuges, safety zones around facilities, and areas posted as closed. (2) The back half of Rushing Bay is closed to all activity from Nov. 1 - March 15

Big game, small game, trapping, waterfowl, and dog training, same as statewide seasons. 

Site Description: The majority of the  WMA is complex is forested. Restoration efforts to bring back oak savannas are being done by LBL staff.

Miles of undeveloped shoreline along Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley can provide views of large expanses of open water.  There are miles of hiking trails available for day and overnight trips.   This is a wonderful area of Tennessee to visit.

Wildlife to Watch: Nearly all regularly occurring birds in Tennessee can be found at LBL at appropriate times of the year.  Waterfowl can be seen in very large numbers, in addition, loons are common in winter.

Bald Eagles are common nesting birds. In January and February, eagle tours are offered as large numbers of wintering and local birds are seen simultaneously.

Contact Information

Region 1 Office:  731-423-5725
Phone: Toll-Free:  800-372-3928
E-mail the office
Area Manager:   (270) 924-2000 or visit www.landbetweenthelakes.us.

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