Review of Bernheim Forest Trails and ECO Discovery Days

Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest is a 14,000 acre arboretum, forest, and nature preserve located in Clermont, Kentucky (25 miles south of Louisville), and is the largest privately owned natural area in the state. It includes numerous walking paths of all different lengths and difficulty levels, a visitors’ center, cafe, and gift shop, an education center, a children’s play area, shelters, […]

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Go Ape Zip Line & Treetop Adventure at Jefferson Memorial Forest in KY

I was recently given the opportunity to check out Jefferson Memorial Forest’s new Go Ape Zip Line and Treetop Adventure. I will start by saying I have never done any other zip line or rope obstacle course before and am slightly afraid of heights, so this was a new experience for me! The new treetop adventure marks the opening of […]

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Explore Kentucky’s Historical Markers: a great idea for family scavenger hunts in Louisville, KY

While my daughter was on fall break from school, I decided to take my two kids around town to discover and learn about some history of our city and the state of Kentucky. I find myself stopping and reading the historical markers that I come across all the time, and my 10 year-old has just started becoming interested in the […]

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Review of Don Fightmaster Playground in Louisville, KY

My kids and I recently discovered this fabuLOUs playground near the University of Louisville‘s campus. Well, I’ve known it was there for years, but we actually just officially visited it and let me just say, it’s become my favorite place to play when we are near that area! It’s the Don Fightmaster Playground, part of the University’s Cardinal Park. Please […]

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Review of Wendell Moore Park and Aquatic Center

Wendell Moore Park is a great park off Highway 393 in La Grange. It is 107 acres of walking trails, picnic shelters, playgrounds, a lake for fishing from bank or dock, softball fields, tennis courts, a basketball court, and restrooms. It has nice, wide open areas with trees to climb, rocks to jump on, and nature to observe. It also shares a parking lot with […]

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The Big Four Pedestrian Bridge at Louisville’s Waterfront Park

After much anticipation, the Big Four Pedestrian Bridge is finally open. I was there for the opening ceremony, as was what felt like half the city. There were brief opening statements before they opened up the railroad-crossing style barriers and allowed the first pedestrians onto the bridge to the sound of a steam locomotive played over the loudspeakers. The excitement […]

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