Find Your Outdoor Adventure

Let the littles ones loose in our kid friendly parks

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Anderson Dean Community Park
Anderson Dean Community Park has fun for the whole family with baseball, soccer & football fields; basketball, sand volleyball & tennis courts; a skate park, inclusive playgrounds & water park.
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Old Fort Harrod State Park

Old Fort Harrod features a full play gound in the back of the park, plus a unique opportunity for kids to climb and play on the Osage Orange tree by park’s front entrance.

Young's Park
Historic Young's Park

Located next to Mercer County Fairgrounds, Young’s Park features a covered area with tables, wooden play structure and plenty of grassy area. It also has a few unique history points.

For fun or fitness, enjoy our hiking and walking trails

Preserve at Shaker Village

The Preserve conserves and shares native trails including hill and diverse wildlife. Go on a new adventure every day as you trek through 3,000 acres of streams, forests and wide open spaces. 

Anderson Dean Community Park

Anderson County Park Trail is a 1.2 mile heavily trafficked paved loop trail. The trail is good for all skill levels and primarily used for walking, trail running and birding. Leashed dogs allowed. 

Big Spring
Big Springs Park & Trail

James Harrod and a band of almost 40 men founded the first permanent settlement in Kentucky on this site on June 16, 1774.  The spring was restored as a park and walking trail in 2017.  

Saddle up and try our Horse trails

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The Stable at Shaker Village

Explore 3,000 acres of discovery by horseback! Saddle your favorite steed for a backcountry ride through Kentucky forests, fields and creek crossings.  Please note  horses are not provied.

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Eagle's Nest

Eagles Nest Equestrian Trails in Harrodsburg provides opportunities for great trail riding. With a 30 mile trail system, there is plenty to see while on your ride.  Please not horses are not provided.

Big Red Stables
Big Red Stables Bunk House

Big Red Stables is located on a third generation, family-owned farm in the heart of the Bluegrass. For more than 30 years, we welcome horse enthusiasts and beginners  to experience trail riding. 

Find adventure down on the farm

Black Watch Alpcas
Black Watch Alpalcas

We welcome visitors to our farm to learn about Alpacas, visit our  little shop and get a free finger puppet.  Family owned and operated since 2014 Black Watch Alpacas is a family destination.

Daynabrook Farms

Take the opportunity this season to let your kids come explore the brilliance and color of our greenhouse and the uniqueness of our farm environment that’s specifically tailored to kids!

Devines Corn Maze
Devine's Corn Maze & Market

We are proud to be able to offer family oriented entertainment with the help of our own family and close friends!  2020 will be our 13th year with our corn maze and pumpkin patch.

Farmer's Market
Mercer Co. Farmers Market

Located in the “Stable” at the Mercer County Fairgrounds. We offer fresh vegetables, fresh fruit, honey, meat, herbs, jams, jellies, bedding plants, ornamental plants, eggs, baked goods, plant arrangements, canned goods and much more. Shop for farm fresh produce and more.

Terrapin Hill
Terrapin Hill Farm & Events

Visitors are welcome to the farm for any of our events, your own private event, or even just to spend the night. We believe when people get out to enjoy the natural beauty of the land and see where their food comes from, they can begin to discover their own connection to the land.