Camping

IMPORTANT COVID UPDATES:

Health and safety for all visitors and park staff is our number one priority. Please read our campground's COVID-19 procedures and only book a campsite if you are healthy and have not been in contact with anyone positive for COVID-19.

Currently each site is limited to TWO family units, not to exceed 10 people at a time. This measure is to maintain the current recommended gathering size by Gov. Andy Beshear. Failure to follow these guidelines may result in the cancelltion of your reservation. 

All campground booking information will be sent via email. There will be no paper camping packets distributed at this time.

Jefferson Memorial Forest features a campground for tent camping and can accommodate both families and groups. Although the Forest is only minutes from Metro Louisville, camping here seems like a much more remote camping experience. Located within the Horine Reservation, the campground is in the uplands of the Forest and has good separation between individual campsites. Seven family campsites and four group campsites are available. Latrines and water are near all the sites. Hiking is one of the main activities within the Horine Reservation and the campground is conveniently close to the trail system.

 

Ready to reserve?

Reservations can be made by calling our Welcome Center at 502-368-5404 or make reservations online here.

Reserve a Camp Site

 
 

Firewood Bundles

Orders for firewood must be placed between 8:30am and 1pm. Call the welcome center at 502-368-5404 to have firewood delivered to your campsite.



Fees:

  • Family Sites - $15 per night   
  • Group Sites - $30 per night


Group Sites

All sites have picnic tables, fire ring, lantern posts, parking for two vehicles per site. Additional vehicles can park in the main parking lot outside the campground gate. 

GS #1 - Open area, water, private latrine, two picnic tables

GS #2 - Wooded, water, three picnic tables

GS #3 - Wooded, water, private latrine, three picnic tables

GS #4 - Wooded, pavilion, four picnic tables, shared water and latrine with sites in family loop

Family Sites

All sites have fire ring, picnic table, tent pad, and lantern post. Five people per site and one vehicle per site are allowed. Additional vehicles can park in the main parking lot outside the campground gate. Family sites have shared water and shared port-o-pots between all family sites. Family sites are situated in wooded areas with good separation between individual sites. 

FS #1 FS #2 FS #3 FS #4

FS #5 FS #6 FS #7


Camping Refund Policy:
A 24 hour notice of cancelation must be given in order to receive a full refund.  As we are an outdoor facility, Louisville Metro Parks Department/Jefferson Memorial Forest shall not be liable for delays or cancelations occasioned by: acts of God, act or omissions of the user or its designated participants, weather conditions, or other conditions beyond its reasonable control.