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Holiday Open House and More this Saturday (Dec 7)

This weekend is overflowing with wonderful programs and great chances to shop for the holidays.  Join us for Bernheim’s Holiday Open House from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 7.  The Open House is a great way to buy local for the holidays.  It will feature local artists, local foods, nature related toys, books, […]

Hundreds of Acres Still Available to Explore During Wildlife Management at Bernheim

All visitors are reminded that from November 9 – 17 selected Bernheim trails will be closed for wildlife management, including all trails on Forest Hill Drive and the Millennium Trail.  There are still hundreds of acres for people to hike, bike and have fun outside during this eight day period.   We’d especially recommend enjoying our prized Holly […]

Rain brings out the color!

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It has been several beautiful days for ducks, but now that the sun is shining, so are the trees. Bring out yourself, your camera, a picnic and enjoy the color.

Certified Interpretive Guide training rescheduled for March 7- 10, 2014

If you would like to become a Certified Interpretive Guide,  we have rescheduled our next CIG training at Bernheim, from March 7 – 10.

New Sculpture: Earth Measure is Open

Earth Measure Public Opening

October 17th  marked the public opening of our newest sculpture, Earth Measure.    Louisville sculptor, Matt Weir, carved the piece out of massive blocks of stacked limestone in honor of the life and service of Bernheim’s dear friend, Barry Bingham Jr. Bingham was the former publisher of the Louisville Courier-Journal and Louisville Times and guided […]

Don’t Miss ColorFest This Weekend

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Bernheim’s annual ColorFest is finally here! Come enjoy the crisp fall beauty with affordable family fun this weekend at Bernheim. Participants of ColorFest will experience great food, including Jake’s Maryland Crab Cakes, Kentucky Pork Producers and Johnny D’s BBQ, distinctive crafts by Kentucky artists, music, and numerous children’s activities.  Enjoy hands-on nature activities, pumpkin painting, […]

Fall Volunteer Opportunities for the Whole Family

Jean Volunteer ColorFest 2012

  Fall is a fantastic time to volunteer at Bernheim.  Not only would you be a vital help in Bernheim’s mission of connecting people with nature, but you also get to be out in the stunning autumn landscape.  Throughout the fall, we have many opportunities not just for individuals, but also for families. We encourage […]

10th Annual Home Run at Bernheim

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What better way to get out and enjoy the fall beauty at Bernheim than a race benefitting the Home of the Innocents? Join us Saturday, October 26, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. for this 10K run – 5K walk/run.  The course goes through the arboretum and Guerilla Hollow as well as partially up Forest Hill Road […]