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Daniel Boone National Forest

National forest waives recreation fees for Veteran’s Day

WINCHESTER, Ky. (WTVQ) - All districts of the Daniel Boone National Forest will waive recreational use fees at several locations on Saturday, November 10. The...
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Outdoor recreation having larger economic impact in Kentucky

The Kentucky Department of Tourism says a national study found the economic impact of outdoor recreation in the state jumped to $12.8 billion last year, up from $8.4 billion in 2012.
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Super Sunday returns to Douglass park second time since shooting

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - It has been just over two years since someone shot five people in a park at a well-known Lexington basketball...

Land Between the Lakes offers event on astronomy

People interested in astronomy and the total solar eclipse coming up this summer can learn more at an event this week at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area.
Daniel Boone National Forest

Daniel Boone visitors asked to complete survey

The U.S. Forest Service says it will be conducting surveys over the next year at the Daniel Boone Nation Forest to determine recreational trends and the interests of national forest visitors.
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Frankfort Parks, Recreation and Historic Sites sponsor mural painting camps

The City of Frankfort’s Parks, Recreation and Historic Sites Department is partnering with the Frankfort Rotary Club, Capital City Museum and Full Circle Studio & Gallery to sponsor the 2016 Kentucky River Children’s Mural Painting Summer Camps.
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Wildfire at Land Between Lakes expected to burn itself out

The U.S. Forest Service is expecting a wildfire at Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area to extinguish itself in the next couple of days as rain moves into the area.
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Land Between Lakes offering free cedar Christmas trees

People who want to cut their own Christmas tree can do so for free this year at Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area.
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Daniel Boone National Forest waiving some fees on Wednesday

The Daniel Boone National Forest is waiving fees on Wednesday at several recreation areas in honor of Veterans Day.
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Land Between the Lakes plants 42 acres of native pine trees

Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area has planted about 29,000 shortleaf pine seedlings on 42 acres where non-native loblolly pines once grew.
Brad Chambers

New Lexington Parks & Recreation Director Announced

On Tuesday, Mayor Jim Gray announced that Brad Chambers will fill the role of Director of the Division of Parks and Recreation.

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