Firefly Fridays

Meet at Garden Pavilion

If you grew up in Kentucky or most anywhere in the middle to southeastern U.S., watching, catching, and releasing fireflies on warm summer nights may be a childhood memory. If so, you were likely spellbound by their mysterious light flashing and hovering as they seemed to rise and float over the ground. The month of […]

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ECO Kids Discovery Day

Visitor Center

ECO Kids Discovery Days are offered every first and third Saturday of the month (weather permitting). E-C-O stands for Every Child Outside, which is the best way for children of all ages to connect with the natural world. Masks and social distancing are required when interacting with Naturalists. ECO Kids Discovery days may include: HANDS-ON […]

Trail Discovery Hike: Elm Lick Trail

Education Center Parking Lot

Explore miles of Bernheim hiking trails with our Volunteer Naturalists. These longer guided hikes will help you get more familiar with Bernheim and its trails. The time frame for this strenuous 5-mile hike is 4 hours.  Your guides will be taking a slower pace which will allow participants to discover, discuss and enjoy the unique […]

First Sunday Nature Hike: Tales from the Trees

Meet at Visitor Center

Join a Volunteer Naturalist for an engaging nature hike on the first Sunday of each month. These hikes are longer than our ECO Kids Hike of the Day and are aimed primarily at adults, but children 6 years and up are welcome. No pets allowed. We ask that all visitors bring masks in case social […]

Firefly Fridays

Meet at Garden Pavilion

If you grew up in Kentucky or most anywhere in the middle to southeastern U.S., watching, catching, and releasing fireflies on warm summer nights may be a childhood memory. If so, you were likely spellbound by their mysterious light flashing and hovering as they seemed to rise and float over the ground. The month of […]

Firefly Fridays

Meet at Garden Pavilion

If you grew up in Kentucky or most anywhere in the middle to southeastern U.S., watching, catching, and releasing fireflies on warm summer nights may be a childhood memory. If so, you were likely spellbound by their mysterious light flashing and hovering as they seemed to rise and float over the ground. The month of […]

Recurring

ECO Kids Discovery Day

Visitor Center

ECO Kids Discovery Days are offered every first and third Saturday of the month (weather permitting). E-C-O stands for Every Child Outside, which is the best way for children of all ages to connect with the natural world. Masks and social distancing are required when interacting with Naturalists. ECO Kids Discovery days may include: HANDS-ON […]

Trail Discovery Hike: Cull Hollow Loop

Education Center Parking Lot

Explore miles of Bernheim hiking trails with our Volunteer Naturalists. These longer guided hikes will help you get more familiar with Bernheim and its trails. The timeframe for this moderate 1.5-mile hike is 3 hours. Your guides will be taking a slower pace which will allow participants to discover, discuss and enjoy the unique features […]

Creatures of the Night: In Search of the Blue Ghost

Meet at Garden Pavilion

Spring is an opera, complete with throaty vocals, high pitched vibratos, and an expert cast of creatures, each playing its part in this ancient drama. Creatures of the Night programs provide opportunities to experience the sights and sounds of natural phenomena that often go unnoticed. Journey with Bill Napper and fellow Volunteer Naturalists on a […]