ColorFest

Visitor Center

Celebrate the fall season at ColorFest – a family favorite! Visitors can slingshot pumpkins, navigate the hay maze, make mud pies, and enjoy a hayride in the splendor of Bernheim’s colorful fall landscape. Other highlights include live music, hands-on nature activities, unique local foods, Kentucky arts and craft vendors, and more. Pumpkin Launch, Hay Maze […]

State of the Forest

Frazier History Museum 829 West Main Street, Louisville

Please join us for the special 90th anniversary State of the Forest on Thursday, November 7 for a dinner and reception at the Frazier History Museum. We will celebrate the past, present, and future of our beloved forest. Guests will have the opportunity to receive private tours of the museum's recently installed exhibit, "The Spirit […]

Wildlife Management – Areas of Bernheim Closed

The Forest Hill Drive section of Bernheim will be closed due to wildlife management. This includes the Canopy Tree Walk, Elm Lick Loop, the Fire Tower and other trails, including the Millennium Trail. The Guerilla Hollow area will be open for access to the Children's Play Garden, but all trails in this section will be […]

Bernheim Under Threat Roadshow – Saint Catharine Mother House

Dominican Sisters of Peace - St. Catharine Mother House 2645 Bardstown Road, St. Catharine

As you have probably heard, a LG&E natural gas pipeline threatens 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. These threats will have an irreversible impact on our wildlife, our clean air and water, our visitors, […]

Save Bernheim Shabbat at The Temple

The Temple 5101 US Highway 42, Louisville

Join us for this special shabbat (sabbath) service at The Temple congregation in Louisville. This special service will feature guest speaker, Bernheim Executive Director, Dr. Mark Wourms, to talk about the threat of a proposed pipeline. The Sabbath services will be led by Rabbi Joe Rooks Rapport and will feature a professional choir under the […]

Sip N’ Hike

Join a Volunteer Naturalist for a fun 2-mile guided hike while sipping refreshing beer. Hikers will enjoy three beer stops along the trail compliments of West Sixth Brewing; Ale 8 will be available as well.  Food will be available at the end of the hike. Those in attendance will have the opportunity to receive special […]

Bernheim Under Threat Roadshow – West Sixth Brewery, Lexington

West Sixth Brewery 501 W. Sixth Street, #100, Lexington

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 Under Threat Roadshow – Water + Oak, Louisville

Water + Oak Outdoor Co. 4340 Summit Plaza Drive, Louisville

As you have probably heard, a natural gas pipeline threatens 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, and […]

Bernheim Under Threat Roadshow – Loretto Motherhouse

Sisters of Loretto Motherhouse 515 Nerinx Road, Nerinx

As you have probably heard, a LG&E natural gas pipeline threaten the integrity of our beloved Bernheim Forest. This potential seizure of our pristine conservation land ignores the easements put […]

CANCELLED: Bernheim’s Birds and Conservation

J&H Lanmark 189 Moore Drive, Lexington

Join us at J&H Lanmark Outdoor store in Lexington as Bernheim's Director of Conservation, Andrew Berry, and Natural Areas Manager, Evan Patrick discuss Bernheim's ongoing bird research, including the pair of golden eagles we track on their migrations to and from Canada and the newly installed Motus bird tracking system. We'll also share information about […]