Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area has reopened its wildlife refuges to human entry.
The wildlife refuges within the following areas are now open through October 31, 2022:
• Bards, Energy, Hematite, and Honker Lakes
• Duncan, Rushing, and Smith Bays on Kentucky Lake
• Fulton and Honker Bays on Lake Barkley
• Long Creek Refuge
Maps of these areas are available on the official Land Between the Lakes website: www.landbetweenthelakes.us/visit/maps
Staff at Land Between the Lakes appreciate visitors’ cooperation with the seasonal refuge closures and regulations which are designed to provide waterfowl, shorebirds, and bald eagles needed sanctuary.