The One Place In Kentucky That’s Basically Heaven On Earth

Kentuckians know that there are little slices of heaven all over the Bluegrass State. Bernheim Forest in Clermont, KY is definitely one of those slices. Located just outside of Bardstown in the heart of bourbon country, Bernheim Forest is only about 30 minutes away from Louisville, and an hour and a half from Lexington. Check out why this natural getaway is unique, and why you should drop everything and go there right now.

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For more information on Bernheim Forest, including hours, hiking trails, and special events, check out their website. The main entrance to Bernheim is on Highway 245, one mile east of Exit 112 on I-65.

Has anyone ever been to Bernheim before?