Daycation Destination

Feed our Farm Animals, Hike one of our Trails, Browse our 1795 Appalachian double crib barn, or Relax at one of our ponds. Make Blackacre your Daycation Destination!

Weddings & Special Event Rentals

For a truly unique wedding, reception, party, or business meeting - let Blackacre help you create and unforgettable event!

Field Trips & Summer Camp

Join us for our Explorers Summer Day Camps or Book a Field trip! Blackacre Offers year-round options for private and independent schools as well as JCPS!

Summer Camps

Blackacre’s primary mission is environmental and pioneer education. Our camps are one of the many ways we fulfill that mission.

Community Garden

Blackacre is the sole manager of the largest Community Garden in Jefferson County with over 200 gardeners renting nearly 300 plots.

Facility Rental

Rent your option of several special spots on Blackacre’s picturesque farm land, including a historic Appalachian Double Crib Log Barn built in the 1790s.

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Mushroom Hike and Talk

Mushroom Hike and Talk

Learn about mushrooms and hike the preserve with Blackacre Naturalist Lee Grace and UK PHD Graduate Renata Belisario. They will also teach you how to grow mushrooms yourself. $20 per person. Call the office to sign up at 266-9802

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Visit Blackacre

… just 25 minutes from downtown Louisville … the spacious Blackacre State Nature Preserve & Historic Homestead is a place where visitors can hike, take in the historic grounds …

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