Hummingbirds

More than 250 hummingbirds will pass through the Woodlands Nature Station backyard as they migrate south through Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area for the winter.

Join the Woodlands Nature Station as they celebrate the Ruby-Throated Hummingbird during the month of August. More than 250 hummingbirds will pass through the Woodlands Nature Station backyard as they migrate south through Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area for the winter.

Visit any day in August and watch as these busy birds have a feeding frenzy in our native gardens. Also, enjoy artwork by local artists and photographers, check out informative hummingbird displays, special programming, take part in our photo contest, or attend our 25th Annual Hummingbird Festival held Aug. 7 & 8.

Operated by the Friends of Land Between the Lakes, Woodlands Nature Station is located at 3146 Silver Trail Road, Cadiz. Admission is $7 for ages 18 and older; $5 for ages 5 — 17; and free for ages 4 and younger. Special event prices may vary.

Programming includes:

Month of August — Nature Station Hummingbird Photo Contest

Saturday & Sunday, Aug. 7 & 8 — Hummingbird Festival

Tuesdays & Thursdays at 10:30am — Hummingbird Hangout

Wednesdays at 11:30am — The Science of Hummingbirds

  • Most Saturdays and Sundays at 9am — Exclusive Early Morning Access (reservations required)
  • Saturday, Aug. 14, 6-8pm — Dinner with the Hummingbirds (reservations required)
  • Friday, Aug. 20, 6-8pm- Dinner with the Hummingbirds (reservations required)
  • Saturday, Aug. 21, 9am — Hummingbird Yoga (reservations required)
  • Saturday, Aug. 28 6-8pm — Dinner with the Hummingbirds (reserva
  • tions required)
  • Call 270-924-2020 to register for programming.

Fourth grade students can go to https://www.nationalparks.org/our-work/campaigns-initiatives/every-kid-outdoors to get their free Every Kid Outdoors pass, and get their family in for free. For more information, call the Nature Station at 270.924.2299.

About the Friends of Land Between the LakesThe Land Between The Lakes Association (Friends of Land Between the Lakes) is the non-profit partner of the Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area, USDA Forest Service. Its mission is to work with public and private stakeholders to educate, improve, promote, conserve and provide stewardship for the Land Between the Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area. More information is available at www.friendsoflbl.org. It is supported through business and personal memberships, gift shop sales and other contributions.