Jim Beam NP

A 115 acre Nature Conservancy nature preserve in the palisades region of the Kentucky River in Jessamine and Garrard (inaccessible) County. Good wildflower spotting spring through fall, and better river and palisade views in winter.

Safety: Consider bringing drinking water, sunscreen, bug repellent, and sunglasses.

Activities: hiking nodog        Facilities:  picnic


Facility and Trail Map


Jim Beam Trail hiking nodog Easy 0.8 miles

Trail Descriptions

Jim Beam Trail: A dirt trail with little elevation change through a wooded area. Old stone fences are visible. It has a couple of overlooks with winter views of the river.


From Nicholasville, take US 27 south. Pass Camp Nelson National Cemetery, then take the first right on Hall Rd. Take a right on Payne Ln and the Preserve will be at the end of the road.

Google Maps Driving Directions

For More Information

Nature Conservancy Web Site