Turkey Bay Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Area is a
designated area for OHV riding and camping. Turkey Bay is
centrally located in LBL and offers a variety of topography and
trails for everyone. The area consists of about 100 miles of
primary, secondary, and tertiary trails for many different
levels of OHV riding. Camping areas, chemical toilets, and
drinking water are available. Trail conditions are subject to
change without notice. Trail use has inherent risks and you may
encounter a variety of unexpected and/or dangerous conditions.
You are responsible for your own safety.
Speed Limit: 15 mph on entrance road; 10 mph in camping and
Address: 100 Van
Golden Pond, KY 42211
Related activities: trail riding, hiking,
Dates/Hours: Open Year Round
Official Trail Map: http://www.lbl.org/pdf/09_turkey_bay_map.pdf
Fees: Annual Permit
$60, 7 Day $30, 1-3 Day $15
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Call Before You Haul
Trail closures may be implemented
at anytime due to precipitation and soil conditions. We
encourages users to "Call Before You Haul" to check current
trail conditions by calling 270-924-2000, then press 3.
Length: 100 miles
Trail Blaze: Yellow, Blue, Orange, Red
Surface: No passengers allowed, helmets
Stay on designated trails. If a trail is not signed, it is
not a legal trail.
All OHVs must be registered with LBL before being used in
Turkey Bay OHV Area. The permit sticker must be properly
displayed on the registered vehicle at all times. When the
gatehouse is staffed, permits may be obtained there. When the
gatehouse is not staffed, riders must obtain a permit from the
Golden Pond Visitor Center open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. or
at North and South Welcome Stations, open March - November from
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
OHVs are to be operated from sunrise to sunset only. Legal
riding hours are posted at the gatehouse daily.
OPEN YEAR-ROUND Rushing Creek, Birmingham
Ferry/Smith Bay, Cravens Bay, Gatlin Point:
$9 (Multiple night
$14 (Multiple night
DEPOSITS & FEES: For reservations, call
1-800-525-7077 beginning April 1, 2009.