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Clermont - Bernheim Arboretum And Research Forest

2075 Clermont Road


Isaac Wolfe BernheimIsaac Wolfe Bernheim understood the enduring value of connecting people with nature. It was vision that led him to purchase over 12,000 acres of eroded and logged-out land in Bullitt and Nelson Counties in Kentucky in 1929. He established the I.W. Bernheim Foundation in 1929 as a means of protecting and managing this living legacy. He understood that land, if properly cared for, had the inherent capacity to recover. His gift of land would become a place where all people could find peace, understanding and common interest in nature, regardless of race, creed or economic status.


Tammie Smith

Monday, March 12, 2018
VERY impressed. We had no idea that this PRIVATELY owned 15,000 acre Park existed. It was cold the day we were there. Definitely plan on returning in warmer weather. Hiking trails, lake, gardens. $5 fee on weekends. Visitors center was wonderful. Gift shop and CLEAN restrooms

Danielle Pruitt

Friday, April 6, 2018
This is a great place to get outside and enjoy nature. Take the kids and the dogs. Great hiking and walking can't wait to go back. The trails are kept clear and the facilities are nice. It would be a nice place to bike too. There are trails for everyone and places to play in the creek.

Haplo One

Friday, March 23, 2018
Trees galore!! If you like trees they have the one for you!! They have small trees, they have big trees, they have trees you didn't know existed! They got trees so small you will think it's grass!! They got trees so big it will make you look up and exclaim, "DAMN! THAT'S A HUGE TREE!!". And they have lawn art, but it's nothing to the trees!! So come on down and stare at the trees!! You'll be glad you did!!

Daniel Blankenship

Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Quite frankly, I’m jealous of all the workers there. They do an amazing job with the property! Well manicured, artistic and serene front and well maintained hiking and nature trails to go with it. Don’t miss the nature center and lake area!

Frank Hulsman

Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018
Great hiking trails of various lengths, from very short to 14 miles. Great fishing ponds. Beautiful art work placed off the road, but visible from the roads. Very clean, well kept. I don't go to the forest for the gift shop, but there's a no e one here. Joined as an annual member. Now I can get into hundreds of similar parks all over the US.

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