Lake Barkley Bridge Access at Canton
The newly developed Lake Barkley Bridge Trail Access features a nice parking area and interpretive signage.

Lake Barkley Bridge Access at Canton

Folks who love taking a stroll or even a long hike will enjoy one of this area's newest attractions.  On the east side of the new Lake Barkley bridge, a…

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Pennyrile Forest State Park
Pennyrile Forest State Park

Pennyrile Forest State Park

Since we live near Kentucky Lake, we do not necessarily consider it a vacation destination.  Living in this area is like always being on vacation!  When we do leave town, our two favorite places to visit are the Smoky Mountains and the beaches of the Gulf Coast.

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Cave-in-Rock
Cave-in-Rock

Cave-in-Rock

Strange natural rock formations are something that has always intrigued me.  Its related to the same itch I have with abandoned places and other historical aspects of our local culture. …

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Hematite Lake
Hematite Dam has spillways that are beautiful - but the main attraction is the 2.2 mile hiking trail that surrounds the lake.

Hematite Lake

One could say Hematite Lake is a well-kept secret, but locals know it as a beautiful place to hike just about any time of the year.

Hematite Lake is located near Lake Barkley in Land Between The Lakes, about 15 minutes north of either the Lake Barkley Bridge at Canton or the Golden Pond Visitors Center.

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