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Jefferson County Memorial Forest

Jefferson County Memorial Forest

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Welcome Center: Monday-Sunday: 8 am to 4 pmSunday: 10 am to 3 pm
502-368-5404
lat: 38.0642357 long: -85.8063507

Located just 15 miles south of downtown Louisville, Jefferson Memorial Forest gives you the opportunity to experience nature at its most spectacular – without leaving the city. Picnic underneath a towering oak tree. Grab a backpack and hit the trails. Or pitch a tent and take in the symphony of crickets and frogs. Whether you want to be adventurous, be inspired, or just be, the Forest offers all sorts of wonderful woodland possibilities. That’s the beauty of the Forest – it’s your adventure, and it doesn’t have to cost you a thing.

Jefferson Memorial Forest is a woodland tribute to area veterans and a treasure to all who visit. The forest has approximately 6,500 acres of steep slopes covered with mature, second growth hardwood trees.The Forest, which spans nearly 10 miles from east to west is ribboned with scenic trails and small streams. It also has a fishing lake, outdoor recreational facilities, a conference center and a Welcome Center with trail maps, hiking supplies, nature related books and souvenirs, and more.

 

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