Category Archives: Nature & Wonder

Honker Lake in Land Between The Lakes

It’s no secret that Land Between The Lakes (LBL) is an adventurer’s playground.  Opportunities for hiking, biking, wildlife viewing, camping and exploring abound.  Honker Lake is one of the most scenic spots in LBL, offering beautiful views year around and chances to see the area’s abundant wildlife.

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Ferguson Spring in Land Between The Lakes

Ferguson Spring
The spring, located between the road and the hill.

Land Between The Lakes (LBL) has many well-kept secrets and hidden gems.  We all know about the main attractions at LBL. However, some places aren’t well-known.  One of those is Ferguson Spring, a beautiful and peaceful location that was once the former site of a farming community.

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Duncan Lake in LBL

Duncan Lake
Duncan Lake in Land Between The Lakes is beautiful in the fall

Most people understand the two lakes referenced in Land Between The Lakes (LBL) are Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley.  One look at a map and it’s unmistakable.  There’s a giant piece of land in between two massive lakes. Continue reading Duncan Lake in LBL

Mint Springs in Land Between The Lakes

My family and I planned a day trip to Stewart County to check out some places including a location known as “Mint Springs” in extreme southwestern Land Between The Lakes.  My late grandfather took me there once when I was a kid.   Back then I went swimming in Lost Creek while he gathered up some water from the spring.  He called this place “Mint Springs” but I really don’t know if that is the actual name of the place or just the name he gave it.  There is a location near this area called Mint Springs Hollow but it isn’t near the spring.

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