January 11, 2011 - 10:30am
Sometimes I forget that hiking in the winter has its unique joys....
With snow on the ground this past weekend, I thought it would be nice to hike at Jefferson Memorial Forest. Temperatures being in the twenties, I wasn't looking for a long hike, so I took the Yost Ridge Trail from the Welcome Center, merged with the Mitchell Hill Lake trail, and hiked up to the...
July 29, 2012 - 8:07pm
Westport Village store teams with Jefferson Memorial Forest to combine holiday hustle and wild animals for unique mid-week shopping.
Holiday shopping always tends toward the stressful side – especially if you have the kids with you. But let’s be honest – by this point in the season, malls and mega-stores everywhere get so crazy that sometimes it seems like you are shopping alongside wild animals. So why not do just that?
November 30, 2010 - 12:22pm
Get to know the nation's largest urban forest. It's right in our own backyard! At the Open House, shop for the outdoor enthusiasts on your holiday lists, and pick up their swanky new professional trail map with a $10 donation.
Have you been thinking about getting to know your Forest? Come on, and get out there! Not only is Jefferson Memorial Forest just 15 miles from downtown Louisville in Fairdale, it's the nation's largest municipal urban forest, and boasts 35 miles of hiking trails, horse riding trails, fishing,...
October 10, 2010 - 5:01pm
Yew Dell Gardens, Jefferson Memorial Forest, and Bernheim Forest--three sure bets to catch your breath and capture the essence of fall.
It's fall and my house is pumpkin-less.  Last year's jeans and sweaters made their brief debut from the basement a few weeks ago, and have since returned to hibernation.  It's mid-October and there's no post-hayride warm apple cider, it was too hot to go to the chili cook-off, and my albino legs...
June 1, 2010 - 8:58am
Hike to celebrate and support Louisville Metro parks for National Trails Day with three local events, a signature trail awareness program of the American Hiking Society.
Across America, nature lovers, hikers and trail bikers will be taking to their local trails, and national parks to celebrate National Trails Day, this Saturday, June 5.  Metro Louisville is celebrating National Trails Day at three local Parks, and we're all invited to tie on our hiking shoes and...
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