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Land Between The Lakes
National Recreation Area
100 Van Morgan Drive
Golden Pond, KY 42211

Phone: 270-924-2000
Toll Free: 800-525-7077
Email:

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2014 LBL Rates & Hours of Operation

(Effective March 1, 2014 - February 28, 2015) 2014 LBL Rates & Hours PDF file

NOTE: Rates subject to change without notice.

Click HERE for information on our Discount Passes and America The Beautiful Passes.

GOLDEN POND VISITOR CENTER (and Gift Shop)

Tel: 270-924-2233
Open year-round: 7 days, Sun-Sat, 9 am-5 pm (Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day)

NORTH AND SOUTH WELCOME STATIONS (and Gift Shop)

Mar & Nov 5 days, Wed-Sun, 9 am-5 pm and Apr-Oct 7 days, Sun-Sat, 9am-5pm
(Closed Thanksgiving Day and Dec-Feb)

THE HOMEPLACE (and Gift Shop)
Mar
Apr - Oct
Nov

Wed-Sun 10 am - 5 pm
Daily 10 am - 5 pm
Wed-Sun 10 am - 5 pm
(Closed Thanksgiving Day and Dec - Feb)

*Higher rates may apply to special events.
*FEES: Ages 13 and up: $5
Ages 5-12: $3
4 and under: Free
Last ticket sold at 4 pm.

WOODLANDS NATURE STATION (and Gift Shop)
Mar
Apr - Oct
Nov

Wed-Sun 10 am - 5 pm
Daily 10 am - 5 pm
Wed-Sun 10 am - 5 pm
(Closed Thanksgiving Day and Dec - Feb)
*FEES: Ages 13 and up: $5
Ages 5-12: $3
4 and under: Free
*Higher rates may apply to special events.

CANOE/KAYAK RENTALS:

 

$10 per hour per canoe or kayak from 10 am-4 pm.
Daily: Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day
Weekends only: Labor Day through Oct. 31 Lake conditions & weather permitting, call 270-924-2299 for current conditions.

Click HERE for canoe and kayak guidelines.
*Higher rates may apply to special canoe/kayak trips.

Pre-scheduled GROUP RATES available at Woodlands Nature Station, The Homeplace, and Golden Pond Planetarium. Call 270-924-2020 for more information.
GOLDEN POND PLANETARIUM
Jan - Dec
June-Dec

Daily Planetarium Shows 10 am; 12, 1, 2, 3, & 4pm
Laser Shows schedule varies
Schedule subject to change
(Closed Thanksgiving & Christmas through New Year’s Day)


*Higher rates may apply to special events and Laser Shows.
*FEES: Ages 13 and up: $5
Ages 5-12: $3
4 and under: Free
LBLA Members: $4
ELK & BISON PRAIRIE
Open year-round: 7 days, dawn 'til dusk
FEES: Automobile: $5 Per vehicle (3 entry cards $10; 5 entry cards $15)
Buses/Commercial Vans: $.50 Per passenger
Entry cards are available at all facilities. Bus entry cards and discounted entry cards must be purchased at the Golden Pond Visitor Center.
HUNTING FEES
Quota Application: $5 (KY or TN state hunting license required.)
Hunter Use Permits:
  Annual Permit (Mar 1 - Feb 28):
  Annual Permit with Backcountry Camping (Respective state hunting license required):

$25

$35

BACKCOUNTRY CAMPING PERMIT
Annual Permit: (valid for 1 year from date of purchase)
  Adults 18 years and up:
  17 and under:
$30 per person
Free
3-Day Permit:
  Adults 18 years and up:
(valid for 3 days from date of purchase)
$7 per person
Group Backcountry Camping Permits are available for a one time fee of $25 at the LBL Administrative Office Mon. - Fri., 8am-4:30pm. For more information call 270-924-2044. This permit is for one visit by a group affiliated with a non-profit, youth, or charitable organization.

RESERVATIONS: Reservations for select campsites at LBL's Energy, Hillman Ferry, Piney, and Wranglers Campgrounds can be made 24hrs a day by clicking HERE or by calling 1-800-525-7077 (9am-5pm, CST, Mon.-Fri) and can be made up to 6 months in advance and no less than 2 days before arrival.

ENERGY LAKE, HILLMAN FERRY & PINEY CAMPGROUNDS Open March 1-Nov 30 (Closed Dec 1-Feb 28)

WRANGLERS CAMPGROUND Open Year-Round

EL-Energy Lake; HF-Hillman Ferry; PC-Piney Campgrounds; WC- Wranglers Campground

Site Type

Basic

30amp Electric (EL, HF, PC)

50amp Electric (HF)

30amp Electric/Water (HF & WC)

50amp Electric/Water (HF)

30amp Electric/Water/Sewer (HF, PC & WC)

50amp Electric/Water/Sewer (HF & PC)

Cabins (sleeps 4) Piney

Cabins (sleeps 4) Wranglers

Cabins (sleeps 8) Wranglers

Price

$12

$22

$24

$28

$32

$34

$40

$40

$40

$60

 


HILLMAN OUTPOST OPERATION:
April - October
Sun
Mon-Wed
Thurs-Sat

PINEY OUTPOST OPERATION: April - October
Sun
Mon-Wed
Thurs
Fri-Sat
Hours may be extended for holidays

WRANGLERS OUTPOST OPERATION:
April - October

OTHER WRANGLERS FEES

Day-Use Fee per trailer $75 annual or $7 per day

Stall Rentals $15 per day

7 Days
7 am - 9pm
9 am - 5 pm
7 am - 10 pm

 

 7 Days
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
9 am - 5 pm
9 am - 9 pm
8 am - 11 pm

7 Days

 

 
Mountain & Single-Speed Bike Rentals (Hillman Ferry & Piney)
FEE:4 HRS24 HRS
Child Bike
Child Buggy
Child Trailing Bike
Mountain/Hybrid Bike
Single-Speed Cruiser Bike
Tandem Bike
Youth Bike
Youth Mountain Bike
$10
$10
$10
$15
$10
$15
$12
$15
$15
$15
$25
$15
$25
$25
Camping Supply Rentals
FEE:24 HRS
2-person Tent
4-person Tent
Box Fan or Heater
Cast Iron Fry Pan
Dutch Oven
Lanterns (propane)
Sleeping Pad
Stove 2-Burner (propane)
$8
$10
$4
$2
$3
$3
$1
$5
EQUIPMENT RENTALS: Equipment reservations are available at both Hillman Ferry and Piney Outposts. Security/Cleaning deposits may be required. VISA, Mastercard, Discover, personal checks, travelers checks, and cash are welcome.

ENERGY LAKE
CANOE RENTALS:
Apr 1-Nov 15
$10 per hour + $10 deposit per canoe from 9am-4:30pm daily
*Canoes availability based on weather and lake conditions. Call 270-924-2270 for current conditions.
TURKEY BAY OHV AREA
OPEN YEAR-ROUND "Call before you Haul." 270-924-2000, or check our Trails Update    
Basic Camping $8 per night
(multiple night discount available)
OHV PERMITS: 
  Annual Permit $75 (Valid 4/1/14 through 3/31/15.)
 1- to 3-Day Permit $20 (Valid for 3 consecutive days from date of purchase.)