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Bernheim Arboretum & Forest

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2499 Hwy. 245, Clermont, KY 40110-013
+1 502-955-8512
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Wild wife

This a a beautiful park to have fun walking, playing games at, exploring, eating, ect. Lots of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Janet F
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Elizabethtown, Kentucky
Experience the formal and wild beauty of Kentucky

We visited in April 2018, and the gardens were lovely in early spring. The formal gardens are... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
ZamiaV
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Miami, Florida
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Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest is a private, non-profit educational and recreational nature preserve located 20 minutes from the Louisville airport in Kentucky. Bernheim, founded in 1929 by philanthropist Isaac Wolfe Bernheim, opened to the...more
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2499 Hwy. 245, Clermont, KY 40110-013
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+1 502-955-8512
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"visitor center"
in 15 reviews
"education center"
in 6 reviews
"fire tower"
in 8 reviews
"tree walk"
in 3 reviews
"gift shop and cafe"
in 3 reviews
"varying lengths"
in 3 reviews
"nature hike"
in 3 reviews
"jim beam distillery"
in 6 reviews
"bird watching"
in 3 reviews
"natural world"
in 2 reviews
"plants and trees"
in 2 reviews
"enjoy the beauty"
in 4 reviews
"rock run"
in 3 reviews
"walking trails"
in 5 reviews
"tree canopy"
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"beautiful park"
in 6 reviews
"great place to take the family"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This a a beautiful park to have fun walking, playing games at, exploring, eating, ect. Lots of wildlife!!!

Thank Janet F
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited in April 2018, and the gardens were lovely in early spring. The formal gardens are peaceful, laid out well, and offer plenty of easily accessible (paved and hard packed) trails. I did find the trail maps a little confusing for this area, but...More

Thank ZamiaV
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bernheim is a beautiful place to walk. It offers several miles of trails. It is a wonderful place to see many of the lovely birds from this area. We saw American finches, cardinals, eastern blue birds, wood peckers, blue jays, and chickadees to name a...More

Thank Lynne A
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Reviewed April 8, 2018

I found the different trails to be just perfect for us since they were short and we didn't have a lot of time to spend there. We did the canopy tree walk, the fire tower walk (to a 90 year old fire tower), the sensory...More

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Reviewed March 21, 2018 via mobile

This was our 2nd time visiting this park while in town to visit family. The first was last summer. Both summer and late Winter this park is beautiful. We walked about 3 miles of the Millineum Trail and really enjoyed it. You can see and...More

Thank Chasity G
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Reviewed March 21, 2018

What a pleasant, utterly charming discovery this turned out to be. We were on our way to nearby Bardstown and found Bernheim by sheer luck. And even though signs of spring were just beginning to emerge, it was a wonderful, handsome place to visit. It...More

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Reviewed March 5, 2018

As a landscape photographer I have seen a lot of beautiful places . I have spent hours at Bernheim. It is a wonderful place to connect with nature and our natural world. I highly recommend a visit and enjoy lunch at Issacs Cafe while you...More

Thank Steve L
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Reviewed March 2, 2018

At a visitor center, this was a recommended stop. I’m so glad we did stop here. The grounds are beautiful, even in winter. I can only imagine how beautiful it is from spring through autumn! The main building houses a gift shop and restaurant, and...More

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Reviewed November 14, 2017

Wish I had known how beautiful this place was and well kept. The grounds are immaculate, the forest trails are well marked and maintained. There is a gift shop and cafe. We had a bit of a problem navigating the map, so we kind of...More

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Reviewed October 30, 2017 via mobile

This was my second visit to Bernheim. The other time was in the spring and not only the trees are a different color in the fall but so are some of the birds. I enjoyed hiking on several of the trails and bird watching at...More

Thank Lynne A
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Michael C
September 5, 2017|
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Response from Jeffrey G | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we walked our large dog on the trails using a leash.
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Terrie B
April 13, 2017|
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Response from Usonian64 | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe there is WiFi on site. but as noted in other answer post, that would be the number to call to verify. otherwise they can accommodate gatherings in a number of spots through out the park, if you have a... More
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tara_cincy
February 18, 2015|
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Response from Bernheim1 | Property representative |
Thank you for contacting Bernheim. There is a one time daily charge of $5.00 per car each weekend day. There is plenty of parking options. Just to be clear, we do not offer camping sites in the arboretum or research forest... More
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