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Forest Service waives fees in honor of Veteran's Day

Kentucky.com

Date: 11/10/2016 4:50:00 AM

Recreation fees are also being waived the following recreation areas: Redbird Crest Trail, White Sulphur ATV Trail, Clear Creek Shooting Range, Natural Arch Scenic Area, Appletree Shooting Range, Keno Shooting Range, Laurel River Lake boat ramps and Cave

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Fees to be waived Friday at Daniel Boone National Forest locations

Times-Tribune

Date: 11/7/2016 8:55:00 PM

Those locations include Bee Rock Campground in Laurel County and all Laurel River Lake boat ramps in Laurel and Whitley County, according to a press release from the U.S. Forest Service. Fire restrictions that have recently been put in place due to drought

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Laurel River Lake Picnic Area, KY

recreation.gov

Date: 10/29/2016 1:40:42 PM

Laurel River Lake Picnic Area is a day-use facility located on a peninsula along the shores of Laurel River Lake. The picnic area provides 19 individual picnic sites which are first-come, first-serve, and two reservable shelters. There is no overnight

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Daniel Boone National Forest waiving several fees Saturday

wymt.com

Date: 9/23/2016 4:21:00 AM

In addition, no fees will be charged at boat ramps outside of developed campgrounds at Cave Run Lake and Laurel River lake or at Natural Arch Scenic Area, Appletree Shooting Range, Redbird Crest Trail or White Sulphur ATV Trail. The forest service says it

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Daniel Boone National Forest waiving several fees Saturday

Kentucky.com

Date: 9/23/2016 2:57:00 AM

In addition, no fees will be charged at boat ramps outside of developed campgrounds at Cave Run Lake and Laurel River lake or at Natural Arch Scenic Area, Appletree Shooting Range, Redbird Crest Trail or White Sulphur ATV Trail. The forest service says it

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• Surface Area: 5,660 Acres
• Average Depth: 65 Feet
• Length: 19 Miles
Laurel River Lake, located west of Corbin, Kentucky, in the USA, is a reservoir built in 1977 by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on the Laurel River, a tributary of the Cumberland River, in the Daniel Boone National Forest. The lake covers parts of Laurel and Whitley counties.
The 282 foot high dam was built between 1964 and 1974. It is a combination earth and rock-fill dam. Hydropower production began in 1977. As of 2006, it produced an average annual energy of 67 gigawatt hours of hydroelectricity.

The Army Corps of Engineers and the Forest Service cooperate on developing recreational facilities around the reservoir. Today most of the lake is managed by the Forest Service as part of Daniel Boone National Forest. The Army Corps of Engineers manages the operation of the dam itself, and runs recreational facilities at the dam.

Laurel River Lake's drainage area is 282 square miles. The area of the lake changes based on how full it is, but it is about 19 miles long, with 206 miles of shoreline. Its area ranges from about 5,600 to 6,060 acres, with a maximum flood-control size of 6,650 acres. The reservoir's storage capacity (volume) also changes, but is about 435,000 acre feet.
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