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Camp Nelson Civil War Heritage Park, Nicholasville

Categories: Battlefields, Historic Sites, Museums, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
4.6/5 based on 25+ reviews on the web
Park open Tuesday - Saturday 9 am - 5 pm

White House Tours

Tuesday - Saturday, 10 am - 4 pm.

No admission fee.

Interpretive trials open nearly every day dawn to dusk. View trail map. There are over five miles of trails to explore at Camp Nelson. The trails and interpretive markers are an oportunity to view the beautiful central Kentucky lanndscape while learning about the significant role Camp Nelson played in the the Civil War.
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  • I had the opportunity to visit and enjoy Camp Nelson Park during a living history event for three days last month and had a wonderful time. Until recently, I have never heard of Camp Nelson, once find...  read more »
  • This is a very historical site and is an excellent place for hiking and taking dogs on walks. It is utilized alot and has archaelogical digs with our local school children being involved. 
  • Very informative. An honest look at a very important piece of history. For hikers there's a great walking tour. 
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