Recreation Day Use
LBL is a great place to spend the day doing your favorite recreational activity such as biking, boating, fishing, hiking, horseback riding, hunting, picnicking, or sightseeing. We invite you to begin your visit at one of our welcome centers; the Golden Pond Visitor Center (open year round), North Welcome Station or South Welcome Station (open Mar-Nov) for maps, information, and regulations about LBL and the surrounding area. They are all open from 9am to 5pm. During the summer months, you can rent mountain bikes and canoes. Click HERE for more information. April through October, enjoy a guided horse trail ride at Wranglers Campground Riding Stables. Call 270-924-2211 for reservations. If you need a large picnic area for your group, we have six open air pavilions available to reserve at LBL. Call 270-924-2044.
Woodland Trace National Scenic Byway
Travel this 43-mile passageway through LBL to your choice of outdoor recreation activities such as camping under the stars, hiking forest trails, exploring the universe from your planetarium seat, canoeing or kayaking picturesque bays, motorboating along splendid waterways, riding ATVs, mountain biking along lakeside clifts, horseback riding to scenic views, picnicking at a quiet pond, time-traveling to the 1850s, discovering Civil War sites, or photographing beautiful spring flowers or colorful autumn leaves. Click HERE for a travel itinerary. For more information click HERE to go to the America's Byway website.