Location of Camp Nelson:
Camp Nelson Heritage Park is located along US 27 about 20 miles south
of Lexington, Kentucky. The Park entrance is on the original Danville
Pike, parallel to US 27, one mile north of the Camp Nelson National
Camp Nelson Civil War Heritage Park
6614 Danville Road
Nicholasville, Kentucky 40356
Camp Nelson Heritage Park is a great place to exercise and enjoy the
outdoors while learning about the history of the Civil War and the
it impacted Jessamine County. The White House, a restored antebellum
is open for guided tours Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m.
to 4:00 p.m. No admission fee. Interpretive trails are open during daylight hours,
7 days a week. Trail head with brochures is located in the buggy shed.
No fee. There are over two miles of interpretive trials open and more
To schedule group tours or to request further information, call 859-881-5716.
Please direct reenactor questions to Bob Bell at RobertLB502@aol.com.