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

Learning from Nature

The Forestry Outreach Center has partnered with a local astronomer, Jeff Hutton, who writes monthly about interesting things in the night sky. You can read his Skies Above the Pinnacles articles by clicking the picture of the Moon!

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General Events

january, 2022

21jan1:00 pm2:00 pmHomeschool Activity & Hike: Bird Migration1:00 pm - 2:00 pm FOC, 2047 Big Hill Rd, Berea KY

Weekly Hikes

january, 2022

22jan1:00 pm4:00 pmSaturday Hikes1:00 pm - 4:00 pm FOC, 2047 Big Hill Rd, Berea KY

29jan1:00 pm4:00 pmSaturday 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.
We opened in January of 2018!
Yes, we have a parking lot by the building and trails to the Pinnacles (2047 Big Hill Rd.) Anglin Falls has a gravel parking lot at the trailhead (842 Anglin Falls Rd.) Brushy Fork has gravel parking lots off of Scaffold Cane Rd.
No, the Forestry Outreach Center is free and open to all! The Pinnacles, Anglin Falls, and Brushy Fork are not a part of a national or state park/forest.
The Pinnacles, Anglin Falls, and Brushy Fork trails are open dawn to dusk every day of the year. If they are closed for an extenuating circumstance, we will post about it on our website and social media.
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.