Research Facilities and Buildings

Kentucky Lake Monitoring Program Station Map


main building

Main Building

Contains main offices, class and lecture rooms, research laboratories, and kitchen/dining room.

research building

Research Building

Contains class and research space, Herbarium, shop/fabrication areas, and storage.

mesocosm facility

Mesocosm Facility

Composed of a 1600 sq ft glasshouse for controlled experiments, wet laboratories, and 5000 sq ft outside mesocosm area.



Contains 8 slips and 2 enclosed research/storage areas; houses the Station's 3, 28-ft pontoon boats and the Surveyor I research vessel

Well House

Well House

Station water supply; also contains forestry/maintenance/fabrication area

picnic area

Picnic Area

Available for University sponsored functions; also contains canoes, rowboats, and sailboats and a paddle/life preserver storage building

Wolfson Cabin

Wolfson Cabin

Named in honor of Alfred and Emily Wolfson, this cabin can house up to 10 visitors

schnautz cabin

Schnautz Cabin

Named in honor of Ed Schnautz, long-time Station Manager and activist.

Rafinesque cabin

Rafinesque Cabin

Named in honor of Samuel Constantine Rafinesque, Kentucky naturalist in the early 1800s.

Well House

Audubon Cabin

Named in honor of James J. Audobon, Kentucky naturalist and ornithologist in the early 1800s.

Bath House

Student Cabins

Student Cabins are available for students participating in courses at Hancock Biological Station.

student cabins


Student's bath house and laundry building for our residents.

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