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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Back Porch Music Series

Back Porch Music Series Come enjoy music on the back porch of our 1844 Presley Tyler Farmhouse where talented groups perform until sunset. Back Porch Music Series is a free event.   Donations will be collected to help raise money for Blackacre Conservancy. Tips for...

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Sunflowers are in full Bloom!

Sunflowers are in full Bloom!

A 15’x4′ area of sunflowers are now in bloom! They are located directly across from the Tyler House and by the hayfield. The miniature sunflowers are 4 ft tall, ideal for children photo sessions.

They are likely in bloom for just a few weeks, so be sure to enjoy them now!

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1844 Presley Tyler Farmhouse Historic Renovation

1844 Presley Tyler Farmhouse Historic Renovation

Extensive renovations are near completion on our 1844 Presley Tyler Farmhouse. A company that specializes in historic home preservations, has been working the past four weeks to restore the exterior of the home to its true nature and original construction. After...

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Blackacre State Nature Preserve & Historic Homestead | Louisville Life | KET

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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