Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area
Western Kentucky and Middle Tennessee
Check out our interactive calendar to plan your visit!
You can bike, drive, hike, picnic, relax, swim, and watch wildlife…
all for free!
Access over 300 miles of undeveloped shoreline, 200 miles of paved roads, 500 miles of trails, and 170,000 acres of forests and open lands.
In addition, you can enjoy some of the best camping, hunting, fishing, horse riding, off-highway vehicle driving and environmental-conservation education programs around. You’ll also appreciate spending time at the Homeplace 1850s living history farm, Woodlands Nature Station, and the Golden Pond Planetarium. Take a week or a day to explore Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area…spend as long as you like. There’s something for everyone!
Hear an elk bugle in the Elk & Bison Prairie in the fall…
We’re located in western Kentucky and Tennessee between Kentucky and Barkley Lakes. We have Grand Rivers, Kentucky to our north and Dover, Tennessee to our south. We sit between Aurora and Cadiz, Kentucky with our Visitor Center in between on the Woodlands Trace National Scenic Byway and US Highway 68/KY80 intersection. Follow the signs.
Visit us today at Land Between The Lakes!
Explore our website or stop in for more information.
Golden Pond Visitor Center
238 Visitor Center Dr
Golden Pond, KY 42211
N 36 46′ 38.41”
W 88 03′ 53.75”
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