Bernheim will close at 2 p.m., so our staff can enjoy the holiday with their families. Happy New Year from the Bernheim family to yours.
Join 21c and Proof on Main for their annual New Year's Eve party, 9 p.m. - 1 a.m. 21c will come alive with the Forest of Earthly Delights. Ticket includes open bar, light bites and a champagne toast at midnight. Enjoy music by DJ Bombshell as you celebrate the new year. Proceeds from your ticket […]
Without leaves, tree branches, bark, and buds are exposed and ready for observation. Kids and their families will have fun comparing tree structures and then exploring Discovery Stations and the Hike of the Day during the afternoon. HANDS-ON DISCOVERY STATIONS, led by Volunteer Naturalists, from 1 - 4 p.m. HIKE OF THE DAY, led by […]
A dose of snowflakes and snowballs will cure any case of cabin fever! Pollywogs will explore winter wonders by playing in Insta-Snow, experimenting with ice, making snowflakes, and much more. Bernheim members $10 per child; non-members $15 per child No fee for children under 18 months, but they must be registered. No fee for adults, […]
Join a Volunteer Naturalist for an engaging nature hike on the first Sunday of each month. Registration is not required. Just show up with your curiosity and comfortable walking shoes. Hikes last approximately one hour. All ages welcome. No pets allowed. FREE $10 per car recommended donation applies for non-members.
As you have probably heard, a LG&E natural gas pipeline threatena the integrity of our beloved Bernheim Forest. This potential seizure of our pristine conservation land ignores the easements put in place to protect our biologically diverse land. This threat would have an irreversible impact on our wildlife, our clean air and water, our visitors, […]
Bernheim takes school to the forest! We’re offering opportunities for families and co-ops to join educators for an afternoon of learning, exercising, and adventure. Appropriate for grades K-5, each Forest Homeschool Hike includes a short lesson at the Education Center’s Silo Stage followed by a hike that brings the lesson to life. Bernheim members $5 […]
Observe fossils and unlock the secrets of ancient life at Bernheim. Kids and their families will have fun investigating fossils and then exploring Discovery Stations and the Hike of the Day during the afternoon. HANDS-ON DISCOVERY STATIONS, led by Volunteer Naturalists, from 1 - 4 p.m. HIKE OF THE DAY, led by a Bernheim guide, […]
Volunteers can give a few hours or several hundred hours, providing support to Bernheim and our visitors. Have fun in the great outdoors by participating in a variety of activities. Take the first step in becoming a Bernheim volunteer by attending this general orientation. To learn more and to fill out your volunteer application, click […]
The St. Paul Christian Action Group and Drepung Gomang Center For Engaging Compassion present a screening of the film, Call of the Forest: The Forgotten Wisdom of Trees. Free Event! Donations accepted. Healthy snacks will be served. Join us at St. Paul United Methodist Church in McAdams Hall on January 24 for a free screening […]
Interact with rock enthusiasts and artisans from the region as they demonstrate the process of flint knapping. This lost art was practiced by people in ancient times to make tools and weapons. Pre-historic artifacts will be on display, while modern replicas will be available for sale or trade, as well as other primitive arts and […]
Winter is an ideal time to explore Bernheim's backcountry. Join a team of Volunteer Naturalists for this five hour driving tour deep into the research forest, with frequent stops and short walks for investigating sights and sounds along the way. Pack a lunch to enjoy at a special location. Bernheim members $20; non-members $30 […]
While some birds migrate, some call Kentucky home year-round. Kids and their families will have fun identifying these feathered residents and then exploring Discovery Stations and the Hike of the Day during the afternoon. ON YOUR OWN CHALLENGE, a self-guided adventure, available from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. HANDS-ON DISCOVERY STATIONS, led by Volunteer Naturalists, from […]
February is National Bird Feeding Month! Pollywogs will celebrate our fine feathered friends by watching birds, building nature bird feeders, trying on a beak or two, getting to know and love some local favorites, and much more. Bernheim members $10 per child; non-members $15 per child No fee for children under 18 months, but they […]