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Outdoor Hikes and Programs (all ages)

We offer a variety of outdoor activities throughout the year.  Fall programs include edible plant hikes, star gazing, night hikes and more! Join us!
See calendar for schedule and dates.

Leap Outside (ages 3+)

Toddlers and Pre-K children enjoy unstructured, child-led exploratory play at Blackacre!  They meet in our outdoor classroom space in the woods.
This a great place to meet new friends.  See Calendar for scheduled dates.

Story Time with Miss Prim- monthly on Wednesdays at 10 a.m. 

Toddlers to age 99 enjoy the stories read by Miss Prim, our 18th century teacher.  There is always a little extra surprise, too!

October story time children are invited to come dressed up!  There will be barrel train rides too!

FREE EVENT.  Donations collected to support children’s programs.

Kids Workshops (ages 5+)

Are your kids looking for something fun to do this summer? We offer a variety of one-day workshops that focus on art, nature or music.  Spacing limited. Advanced registration required.

Adult Classes (ages 16+)

We offer a variety of adult classes throughout the year including Food Preservation, Plant Diseases, Emergency Preparedness class and more!

Follow us on Facebook and Instagram for new event announcements.  Limited spacing; Pre-registration required.

Summer Day Camp (ages 5-12)

Our week-long day camps are wildly fun!  They include hikes, crafts, games and animal activities. Shhh!  Campers have so much fun that they don’t realize they are learning a thing or two! All camps have been specially designed by elementary and middle school teachers. Camps run from June-July. Registration starts in spring. All Camps are full for 2021

One of the many membership benefits allows you to  pre-register for camp before it available to the public.  Click here if you wish to become a member.

Check out of our field trips ideal for for schools or after-school programs.   Click here

Blackacre State Nature Preserve & Historic Homestead

Opening Hours:
Daily from dawn to dusk

Phone: (502)266-9802

Address: 3200 Tucker Station Road Louisville, KY 40299