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Grand Rivers is the Northern Gateway to the Land Between The Lake National Recreation Area.

Land Between the Lakes (ie. LBL) is the largest inland peninsula in the United States of America. Originally created when the Cumberland and Tennessee Rivers were impounded (creating Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley), LBL features over 170,000 acres of forested & protected public land, and over 300 miles of undeveloped shoreline. Maintained and managed by the USDA Forest Service, LBL welcomes over 2 million visitors a year.


LBL offers a wide range of activities, from camping, hunting, fishing, hiking, horseback riding, and even motorcycle & ATV trails.


The Land Between the Lakes has over 60 miles of the country's best mountain biking trails, over 90 miles of hiking trails, and most them with lake views.


Get up-close and personal with the areas wildlife, a 3.5 mile loop road which re-creates the native habitat of elk & bison (which this region lost over a century ago). The 700 acre enclosure also features other wildlife such as wild turkeys, rabbits, bobcats, skunks, quails, hawks, and much much more!

Entrance into the prairie is limited to cars & trucks, and for your own safety, visitors are prohibited from feeding or approaching any of the animals. The Prairie is open year round, from dawn till dusk.

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1858 JH O'Bryan Avenue

PO Box 181

Grand Rivers, Kentucky 42045

(270) 362-0152

(888) 493-0152

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Grand Rivers, Kentucky The Village Between The Lakes
Grand Rivers, Kentucky The Village Between The Lakes