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Fees and Hours

Open daily 7:00 a.m. – near sunset (see the schedule below for details).

Free admission to all Monday – Friday.

Saturday, Sunday and Holiday* Environmental Impact Fee:

$5.00 per passenger car, minivan or motorcycle
$10.00 per passenger van, RV
Buses, please call (502) 955-8512 in advance

* Bernheim collects the environmental impact fee on the following holidays: Memorial Day, Independence Day and Labor Day.

Members receive free weekend general admission throughout the year.

Schools and tour groups are welcome. Call (502) 955-8512 in advance for fees and scheduling.

Visitor Center            9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily
Winter hours: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. December 1 – January 31

Gift Shop                       9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily
(at the Visitor Center)

Isaac’s Café                  11 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily
(at the Visitor Center)

Education Center      9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily

Fire Tower Tours      Available on select Saturdays and Sundays; call (502) 955-8512 in advance.

Nature classes and group hiking opportunities are available; see current offerings here.

Bernheim’s Natural Areas (Forest Hill Drive and Guerilla Hollow Road) close 1 ½ hours earlier than the main entrance; see the schedule below for details.

Bernheim is closed January 1 and December 25.

2013 CLOSING SCHEDULE:

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Jan. 2 – Jan. 31 7:00 a.m. 4:30 p.m. 5:00 p.m. 3:30 p.m.
Feb. 1- March 10 7:00 a.m. 5:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m. 4:30 p.m.
March 11 – May 31 7:00 a.m. 7:30 p.m. 8:00 p.m. 6:30 p.m.
June 1 – Aug. 31 7:00 a.m. 8:30 p.m. 9:00 p.m. 7:30 p.m.
Sept. 1 – Sept. 30 7:00 a.m. 7:30 p.m. 8:00 p.m. 6:30 p.m.
Oct. 1 – Nov. 3 7:00 a.m. 6:30 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 5:30 p.m.
Nov. 4 – Dec. 31 7:00 a.m. 4:30 p.m. 5:00 p.m. 3:30 p.m.