GOLDEN POND, KY (1/5/12) – Saturday through Monday, January 14-16, Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area will be waiving fees at participating day-use facilities in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. General admission to the Elk & Bison Prairie will be free and Wranglers Campground will also be waiving day-use riding fees.
“We encourage visitors to come out and enjoy numerous free outdoor recreation opportunities year round,” said LBL Customer Service Manager Brian Beisel. “Bring your family and friends and experience hiking, biking, wildlife viewing, picnicking, and scenic driving in the great outdoors.”
The USDA Forest Service is participating in the fee waiver weekend along with the National Park Service, The US Fish and Wildlife Service, and the Bureau of Land Management. Be on the lookout for other fee waiver days and weekends throughout 2012.
Land Between The Lakes is managed by the Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, in partnership with “Friends of LBL,” to provide public lands outdoor recreation and environmental education. We encourage visitors to review our website at www.lbl.org each season, and throughout the season, for our Calendar of Events, updates on programs and policies, safety information, maps, and temporary trail and road closures. Follow us on Twitter @LBLScreechOwl and on our blog at http://landbetweenthelakes.blogspot.com/.
Additional LBL and “Friends of LBL” information is also available on our website or by calling 1-800-LBL-7077 or 270-924-2000.
Information provided by Regina Roby
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