Camp at the Horine Reservation This May
Tired of being at home? If you're going a little stir crazy, no one can blame you! But there is a way to get out of the house and still stay safe. Head out into nature and go camping at the beautiful Horine Reservation. Hike, see the scenery, grill ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on May 11, 2020 in Louisville Events
Enjoy a Spring Day in the Memorial Forest This April
There's not much to do in town with the virus scare, but that doesn't mean you have to stay at home. Head to Jefferson Memorial Forest this April to go hiking, bird watching, biking or just to sit and enjoy nature. This huge forest is right in the ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 7, 2020 in Louisville Events
Help the Kids Become Junior Naturalists February 15
Nature is full of wonders. Today’s kids don’t know a lot about how amazing nature can be, because they’re busy with their phones and their tablets and their gaming consoles. Introduce them to the glory of the outdoors by taking ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on February 15, 2020 in Louisville Events
Spend a Day in Jefferson Memorial Forest This May
The weather in May is beautiful in Louisville, before it’s too hot and once it has finally stopped being too cold. It’s the perfect time to get out and enjoy nature, and the Jefferson Memorial Forest is the perfect place to go enjoy it....
Posted by Joe Hayden on May 19, 2019 in Louisville Events
Enjoy Springtime with the Birds at Jefferson Memorial Forest April 6
Is your life full of screens? If you spend more time on Twitter than you spend hearing actual birds out in the trees, the Springtime with the Birds Event at Jefferson Memorial Forest is made for you. Put your screens away for just a little while and ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 6, 2019 in Louisville Events
Climb an Alpine Tower at Night in the Jefferson Memorial Forest March 29
Want to boost your confidence? Test yourself against a physical challenge? Do something really cool that you can brag about on social media? Go climb the Alpine Tower during a special night climb, and find out what you're really made of, while ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on March 30, 2019 in Louisville Events
Take a Romantic Valentine's Hike in the Jefferson Memorial Forest February 14
Give the one you love all the beauty of nature with a romantic evening hike under the starry sky. Go to Jefferson Memorial Forest for Valentine’s Day and give your better half memories they will always cherish.
Isn’t it Romantic?
Posted by Joe Hayden on February 14, 2019 in Louisville Events
Take a Guided Hike Through the Jefferson Memorial Forest December 29
Eating too much kind of comes with the territory during the holiday season. So this December, burn off some calories with a guided hike through the Jefferson Memorial Forest. This is a strenuous, two-mile hike. It’s going to be invigorating, ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on December 27, 2018 in Louisville Events
Learn Archery at the Horine Reservation Center August 11
Archery has been a beloved sport for centuries. Some of the greatest heroes and heroines in story were archers. This August, go to the Horine Reservation Center where you can learn how to become an archer, too.
Become an Archer
Go to the Horine ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on August 11, 2018 in Louisville Events
Learn the Art of Orienteering in the Jefferson Memorial Forest November 24
You can go face the madness at the stores on Friday, November 24, but wouldn’t you rather run off to the woods? Practice the Art of Orienteering in the gorgeous Horine Reservation in the Jefferson Memorial Forest, and you’ll be as far ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on November 24, 2017 in Louisville Events
Climb the Alpine Tower in Jefferson Memorial Forest March 17
Sometimes, the best thing you can do for your routine is shake it up a bit. Give yourself a challenge this March, and go climb the Alpine Tower in Jefferson Memorial Forest… at night. You’ll solve problems, face your fears and learn ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on March 16, 2017 in Louisville Events
Go on a Free Guided Hike in the Jefferson Memorial Forest November 19
The holiday season is approaching, and the past few months have been difficult. Take a quiet hike through the forest and unwind. After you spend some time crunching leaves on dirt paths and gazing up at the towering trees, you'll be ready to face ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on November 18, 2016 in Louisville Events
Go Night Alpine Tower Climbing in the Jefferson Memorial Forest
Go climb the Alpine Tower at night, and you’re going to be surprised by what you can do. This is a vertical obstacle course that will challenge you and show you that you can accomplish a lot more than you ever knew. You’ll also get an ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on May 30, 2016 in Louisville Events
Volunteer in Jefferson Memorial Forest December 23
Join up with the Land Steward team this December, and help keep the Jefferson Memorial Forest a beautiful place to visit. Volunteer for one day to get a look at this gorgeous green area, and visit a part of Louisville you may not have seen for a ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on December 23, 2015 in Louisville Events
Volunteer for the Trail Team at the Park August 8
Join the Trail Team this August 8 to enjoy Louisville’s hidden natural beauty in Waverly Park and Jefferson Memorial Forest. Everyone 14 and older is welcome to come volunteer for the day, and explore some of Louisville’s beautiful ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on August 8, 2015 in Louisville Events
Take a Guided Hike Through Nature at the Jefferson Memorial Forest June 27
Summertime is time to go outdoors and explore nature. The weather’s warm, the plants are blooming, the animals are out roaming around and exploring, too. It’s the perfect time to visit the Jefferson Memorial Forest, and enjoy a free ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on June 25, 2015 in Louisville Events
Learn Outdoor Skills at the Jefferson Memorial Forest on March 28
As March ends, spring comes to Louisville in full bloom. Gardens begin to come alive again, and the trees dress themselves in bright green. The Jefferson Memorial Forest is one of the best possible places to witness this amazing transformation. And ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on March 25, 2015 in Louisville Events
Valentine’s Day Romantic Retreat at Jefferson Memorial Forest February 14th - 15th
The Jefferson Memorial Forest at 12304 Holsclaw Hill Road is inviting couples to celebrate the most romantic day of the year with a Valentine’s Day Romantic Retreat under the sun, moon and stars. The fun will take place on Friday February 14th ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on February 11, 2014 in Louisville Events
FOX (Families Outside X-ploring) at Jefferson Memorial Forest August 17
Those looking for outdoor fun to cool down during the hottest month of the summer will love Jefferson Memorial Forest’s FOX (Families Outside X-ploring) on Saturday, August 17th. This outside event will take place at the beautiful Riverview ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on August 14, 2013 in Louisville Events
Family Canoe Day at Jefferson Memorial Forest July 6th
This Saturday, July 6th Jefferson Memorial Forest will be hosting their Family Canoe Day from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. This is a fun for all ages event that offers families and friends an opportunity to get in touch with nature on a relaxing ride ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on July 3, 2013 in Louisville Events