6,218 acres, 35 miles of trails for hiking, 12 miles open to horseback riding, fishing at 5.5 acre Tom Wallace Lake, camping
Located just 15 miles from downtown Louisville, Jefferson Memorial Forest's 6,218 acres give you a chance to experience nature at its most spectacular. The Paul Yost Recreation area is popular among visitors as it offers several miles of multi-use trails. The park offers hiking, fishing, bird watching as well as horseback riding. There is also a campsite for those who want to sleep under the stars without having to leave the city.