Have a blast and learn something in the process at our interpretive facilities here in the Land Between The Lakes.

The Homeplace 1850’s Working Farm

See folks going about their day on a real, working, 1850’s farm. Our interpreters are always happy to let you join in and be a part of this unique recreation. Sixteen authentic buildings nestled in the rolling hills of western Tennessee provide a one-of-a-kind setting for visitors to learn about the animals, tools, and activities of this pre-Civil War period. Discover More

Woodlands Nature Station

The Woodlands Nature Station is located in the Nature Watch Area of Land Between the Lakes; it serves as the hub of wildlife viewing and environmental education. The Nature Station offers daily programming featuring their rescued native wildlife including a bobcat, critically endangered red wolves, bald eagles, owls, coyotes, venomous snakes, and more! While you visit, you’ll also get the opportunity to explore native gardens and the local visiting wildlife. In August, the Nature Station Backyard receives 250 Ruby-throated hummingbirds daily. Or, visit in the winter and attend a naturalist-guided van or boat tour to spot a few of the 200 bald eagles that call LBL home in these chilly months. The Nature Station also offers guided sunset kayak and canoe trips throughout the year as well as guided wildlife and wild edibles hikes throughout the Spring, Summer, and Fall. Discover More

Golden Pond Planetarium

The Golden Pond Planetarium is your gateway to the universe. Learn about deep space exploration, how stars form, and the stars, planets, and constellations viewable in the night sky. Our programs are designed to entertain and educate audiences young and old. The program schedule varies throughout the year, so check our schedule often. Special events and activities include Star Parties, laser light, and music shows. Discover More




Elk and Bison Prairie


The Elk & Bison Prairie is a native grassland habitat that was common in Kentucky more than a century ago. Drive through the 700-acre enclosure as elk and bison roam free around you. You’re also likely to spy on wild turkeys, various birds, small game, butterflies, and the other prairie mammals that find sanctuary in the Elk & Bison Prairie.  Discover More


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