Area residents this weekend are encouraged to bring their families to Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area to enjoy the outdoors.
Officials say the state park is scheduled to re-open to the public Friday following the government shutdown.
Communications Program Manager, Jan Bush offers more details about the park being re-opened.
Ms. Bush says all the employees are thrilled to be able to return to work after being furloughed due to the federal shutdown.
For more information about all the year-round attractions offered at Land Between The Lakes, go to www.lbl.org.