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Camp Nelson National Monument Visitor Center
Trail guides and passport stamps are always available on the front porch of the Visitor Center.

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Visitor Center

Address:
6614 Old Danville Road
Loop 2
Nicholasville, KY 40356

Open: 7-days a week starting on Memorial Day (May 30, 2022) through Labor Day (September 5, 2022)

Hours: 9:00am-5:00pm

The Visitor Center offers a 17-minute film and a museum. Also on the grounds are the historic Perry "White" House, a reconstructed Barracks building, and more than 4 miles of trails that allow you to explore the historic grounds of Camp Nelson.

Guided tours are available Friday through Sunday, at 10:00am, 11:00am, 1:00pm and 2:00pm. These programs are 45 minutes long and include about 1/2 mile of walking.

The Perry House is closed for extensive renovations. The grounds and trails are accessible seven days a week from dawn to dusk. To get a trail guide map of the park, or a passport stamp, be sure to visit the front porch of the visitor center.

You are also welcome to call the park at 859-881-5716 or email us with specific questions.

Last updated: June 5, 2022

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

6614 Old Danville Road Loop 2
Loop 2

Nicholasville , KY 40356

Phone:

(859) 881-5716
The phone is usually answered Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. Voice messages are checked regularly.

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