Camp Nelson National Monument
6614 Danville Road Loop 2
Nicholasville, KY 40356
Camp Nelson National Monument is located along highway US 27 about 20 miles south of Lexington, Kentucky, 6 miles south of Nicholasville on US 27, and 7.5 miles southeast of Wilmore along US 1268. The park entrance is on the original Danville Pike, adjacent to US 27, one mile north of the Camp Nelson National Cemetery. The visitor center is just inside the park gates.
There are no fees associated with visiting Camp Nelson National Monument.
The Visitor Center and Museum is open 5-days a week (Labor Day - Memorial Day). Operating hours are 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. The Visitor Center includes a museum and a short film (17 min.) about Camp Nelson's role during the American Civil War.
Last updated: August 29, 2023