Featured Five Flora and Fauna: Migrating Birds

Here are some birds that have started migrating back to this area. Look for them at the Pinnacles or your own bird feeder.

Check again next month for new things to find!

Eastern Red Bat
Eastern Screech Owl
Southern Black Widow
Jack o' lantern Mushroom

Ruby-throated Hummingbird


Hooded Warbler


Wood Thrush


Kentucky Warbler

Rose Breasted Grosbeak

What We’re Doing

Learning from Nature

The Forestry Outreach Center has partnered with a local astronomer who presents interesting things about our sky every month. You can read more by clicking the picture!

General Events

september, 2021

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Weekly Hikes

september, 2021

24sep4:15 pm5:15 pmBrushy Fork Friday Walks at 4:154:15 pm - 5:15 pm Alumni Patio, 101 Chestnut St, Berea, KY 40404

25sep1:00 pm4:00 pmSummer Saturday Hikes1:00 pm - 4:00 pm FOC, 2047 Big Hill Rd, Berea KY

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We are open from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Tuesday-Saturday and 12:00 to 4:00 pm Sunday. We are closed Monday.
The trails are dog friendly, but they must be on a leash.
Yes, we have a parking lot by the building and trails.
No, the Forestry Outreach Center is free and open to all!
The Pinnacle trails are open dawn to dusk.
Yes, the Center has indoor and outdoor restrooms, as well as an outdoor shower. There are also drinking fountains and a water bottle filler in the Center.