Operating Hours & Seasons

An exterior view of the wooden Camp Nelson National Monument Visitor Center with an enlarged detail panel showing brochure holders and passport stamp box.
Trail guides and passport stamps are always available on the front porch of the Visitor Center.

NPS/ Millie German.

Visitor Center

6614 Danville Road Loop 2
Nicholasville, KY 40356

Open: 7-days a week

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.

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 after the Visitor Center is closed, be sure to visit the front porch of the building.

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

Last updated: June 6, 2024

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

6614 Old Danville Road Loop 2
Nicholasville, KY 40356


(859) 881-5716
The phone is usually answered 7-days per week, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. Voice messages are checked regularly.

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