Jul 25 2017 Jefferson Memorial Forest to provide outdoor recreation at WLAD festival

Jun 1 2017 Jefferson Memorial Forest to host Great American Campout June 24-25

Jefferson Memorial Forest will connect with thousands of other campers and the great outdoors on Saturday, June 24 and Sunday, June 25, as they host the annual Great American Campout.

May 9 2017 13th Annual Forest Fest Music Festival May 20 at Jefferson Memorial Forest

    

Mar 28 2017 Prescribed burn to take place at Jefferson Memorial Forest tomorrow

Metro Parks and Recreation’s Natural Areas Division, along with the Fairdale, Camp Taylor and Pleasure Ridge Park fire departments and the Olmsted Parks Conservancy, will be carrying out a prescribed burn of approximately 7 acres in Jefferson Memorial Forest tomorrow afternoon beginning at 1 p.m.

Jan 26 2017 Registration for annual JMF Valentine’s Day hike continues through Feb. 7

Romantic Valentine evenings await on February 13 and 14 at Jefferson Memorial Forest.  For only $35, couples will be treated to a romantic candle-lit hike that ends with a view of Louisville’s lights from the scenic Manor House, where couples will enjoy hot beverages, rich hors d’ouvres and desserts, and the cozy warmth of a hearth.

Sep 22 2016 Louisville recognized in ‘Healthiest Cities and Counties Challenge’

One of hundreds of entries selected to compete for up to $500,000 in prizes

 
Sep 19 2016 "Canoemobile” back for 5th year

Fun and exploration on the Ohio River Sept. 30-Oct. 1

Jul 19 2016 Jefferson Memorial Forest to provide outdoor fun at West Louisville festival

jmf logoNature-based adventure will be the focus of Metro Parks programming during the West Louisville Appreciation Days in Shawnee Park, when the departmen

Jun 8 2016 The Great American Campout at Jefferson Memorial Forest

Jefferson Memorial Forest in Louisville will join tens of thousands of people across the nation as they camp for a cause.

May 24 2016 West Louisville Outdoor Recreation Initiative master plan to be unveiled

Meeting to be held at Whitney Young Elementary on May 31st

A master plan detailing future outdoor recreation opportunities in west Louisville will be unveiled during a public meeting at Whitney M. Young Elementary School on Tuesday, May 31 from 6:30–8:30 p.m.

May 21 2016 12th Annual Forest Fest Bluegrass Festival May 21 at Jefferson Memorial Forest

A spectacular day of Bluegrass music, food and beverages, craft vendors, youth activities and a variety of entertainment options in a scenic environment awaits those who visit Jefferson Memorial Forest’s twelfth annual Forest Fest on Saturday, May 21.  

Apr 22 2016 Wilderness Louisville, community partners bring two new shelters to Jefferson Memorial Forest

Two new program shelters - the result of a major fundraising effort from Wilderness Louisville and with the support of various local businesses – were dedicated today at Jefferson Memorial Forest in honor of Earth Day and Mayor Greg Fischer’s Give A Day week of service.

Mar 16 2016 Prescribed burn to take place on-site tomorrow in Jefferson Memorial Forest

Metro Parks and Recreation’s Natural Areas Division, along with the Fairdale and Pleasure Ridge Park fire departments and the Olmsted Parks Conservancy, will be carrying out a prescribed burn of approximately 5 acres in Jefferson Memorial Forest tomorrow morning beginning at 10 a.m.

Feb 17 2016 Mary T. Meagher Aquatic Center to close for repairs from March 28 - April 10

The Mary T. Meagher Aquatic Center will be closed from March 28 through April 10 for repairs that will include a filter replacement, painting, piping and valve work, installation of new ceramic tile in common areas and cleaning of the restrooms and locker rooms. 

Feb 9 2016 Tom Wallace section of Jefferson Memorial Forest is focus of Feb. 18 public meeting

Louisville Metro Parks and Recreation will host a public meeting from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, February 18 at the Fairdale Playtorium to unveil concept plans for the Tom Wallace Recreation Area at Jefferson Memorial Forest.