Pictured above: sugar maple – Acer saccharumlo (location: just past front entrance kiosk to right as you are headed into Bernheim) Color will begin to increase quickly after the expected frost this week. Interior forests are still largely green, while lowlands and edges are well into change (the Sugar Maple above is on the forest […]
The trees on the Bent Twig Trail are wearing their autumn finery, and none were more striking on today’s walk than this lovely red maple, Acer rubrum, visible along the edge of the trail near our “Art Barn”. Red maples have a reputation for being prolific. Perhaps this is in part because they produce and abundance […]
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 […]
If you’ve ever wondered what wild food plants are available during fall, join Bernheim’s wild food enthusiast, Wren Smith, for a hike to discover some of the possibilities along the woods and fields. Wild edible plants are not only free, but can enrich your diet and add variety to your menus. Dress for the weather […]
Experience fall’s beauty from atop Bernheim’s historical fire tower. Volunteer naturalist, Ken Johnson will be there to guide you to one of the best views of fall foliage in the state.