Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area plans to begin its 2023 season with the reopening of its campgrounds, environmental education facilities, and welcome stations.

“We know the public is excited to return to their favorite places at Land Between the Lakes,” said Tim Pohlman, acting area supervisor for the U.S. Forest Service at Land Between the Lakes. “We are looking forward to inviting everyone out to such a special place during a time when we all are ready to get outdoors for a new learning adventure or rediscovery of the past.”

Open March to November
-Energy Lake Campground
-Hillman Ferry Campground

Open daily beginning April to October 10:00 AM. to 5:00 PM:
-Homeplace 1850s Working Farm
-North Welcome Station
-South Welcome Station
-Woodlands Nature Station

Open year-round:
-Basic and Dispersed Camping
-Elk & Bison Prairie
-Golden Pond Planetarium and Observatory
-Outdoor recreation activities
-Piney Campground
-Turkey Bay Off-Highway Vehicle Area (if conditions allow)
-Wranglers Campground and Day Use

Visitors to Land Between the Lakes are urged to recreate responsibly and follow the precautions recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention along with local and state health and safety guidance.

Information on Land Between The Lakes 2023 facility hours, programs, and rates can be accessed on the official Land Between the Lakes website:

To find more information about Land Between the Lakes, log on to the official website at or call 800-525-7077 or 270-924-2000.

Find more fun things to do on our Attractions Page and Calendar of Events Page.

Return to Main News and Articles Page.