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Louisville Nature Center

The Beargrass Creek State Nature Preserve offers people of all ages a retreat from the surrounding urban areas. This 41-acre urban forest provides critical greenspace and recreation opportunities in the city. The only urban nature preserve owned by the Kentucky State Nature Preserves Commission, Beargrass Creek State Nature Preserve offers:

Over 2 miles of hiking trails
A diversity of plants – 180 species of trees, shrubs and wildflowers recorded
Over 150 species of resident and migratory birds documented
At least 30 butterfly species observed
And amazing wildlife viewing opportunities