The Best Destination
Kentucky is full of beautiful road trip destinations, from big cities to natural wonders. Land Between the Lakes is one such destination, and it attracts visitors from all over to its incredible wilderness each year. Located between Kentucky and Tennessee, this National Recreation Area sits beside Lake Barkley and Kentucky Lake. With 170,000 acres of water and land, this giant outdoor playground is a must-see road trip destination.
What Is The Land Between The Lakes?
Land Between the Lakes welcomes visitors to camp in one of its several campgrounds. Backpackers are invited to camp almost anywhere off of the many established trails.
If you camp at Energy Lake Campground, you get easy access to canoe and kayak rentals, hiking trails and a beach ideal for swimming.
Plenty To See
When not camping or hiking, there’s plenty more to see at Land Between the Lakes. Be sure to pay a visit to the Woodlands Nature Station, where a welcoming staff will answer all of your questions. The staff can also prepare you for successful wildlife watching in the 8,500-acre Nature Watch Area. The Elk & Bison Prairie gives visitors a glimpse at what the land and inhabitants common to Kentucky were like over 100 years ago. For a fun indoor activity, head to the Golden Pond Planetarium & Observatory and look to the sky with the help of its educational programs.
The magnificent landscape of Land Between the Lakes provides an experience you won’t soon forget. We at Champion Chevrolet Buick GMC are proud to be located near the area in La Grange, KY.