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HIKE LBL! SPRING SERIES: HIKE INTO HISTORY

Golden Pond, Kentucky - Western Waterlands
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100 Van Morgan Dr.
Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area
Golden Pond, KY 42211

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100 Van Morgan Dr.
Golden Pond, KY 42211

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3/1/2014: Over 100 years ago, the area that is now the Nature Watch Area was a bustling, industrial site that included limestone and iron ore mines, charcoal hearths, farms, workers’ homes, and businesses. As we hike the 1/4 mile Center Furnace Trail, step back in time as we bring this community back to life.  Program free for all LBL visitors. Weather permitting. Call 270-924-2299 for directions.

4/5/2014: Hike one of the best wildlife-viewing sites in the beautiful Nature Watch Area. Join a naturalist as we take a 1/2 mile stroll around the open fields, forest, and shoreline in search of everything from warblers to white-tailed deer.  Free to all LBL visitors. Wear comfortable hiking shoes and long pants. Call 270-924-2299 for directions.

5/3/2014: Let’s go for a hike on one of our favorite trails, which happens to leave right from Nature Station parking lot! This 1-mile guided hike will take us through the woods, along a lake shore, and by the edge of a field. As we hike, we will search for signs of wildlife and point out several native trees.  Program free to all LBL visitors. Wear comfortable hiking shoes. Weather permitting.Call 270-924-2299 for directions.