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Saturday November 22
Big Bone Open House - noon – 4:00 pm

Come join the Friends of Big Bone, The Museum Center’s Exhibit Team, and Big Bone Lick personnel at the Big Bone Lick Visitor Center (3380 Beaver Road, Union, KY 41091) to see how the revitalization of the Visitor Center will look and educate the public about Big Bone’s historical and scientific significance.

If you cannot make it, you can make a donation towards the completion of this $206,000 project from the Donate button below, or mail your donation to Friends of Big Bone, PO Box 675, Union, KY 41091. All donations at this point will be matched by the RC Durr Foundation, so your donation will actually be doubled!

Saturday December 27, 2014
Sierra Club Trail Hike - 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Led by, John Robbins, from the Sierra Club this is a great opportunity to get in a little exercise while having fun at Big Bone Lick. The hike covers all wooded trails in the park, including 2 miles around the lake + 1.2 miles on 2 trails created by NKY Group volunteers. One parallels a pasture fence where bison may be seen. Wear weather-tolerant clothes & shoes with good tread. Bring liquid & trail snacks. Parent or legal guardian must accompany minors. RSVP to leader with your name, email & phone # by 11am on Friday before. Email from leader by noon on Friday before provides meet-up location, timeline & other final instructions.

Rating: Easy to moderate - 2.5 to 3 hrs, abt 4.5 miles, several climbs & descends up to 150’ each, sometimes slippery or tricky trail conditions in wintery or wet weather. Restroom access possible but not guaranteed.

Leader’s contact information: 859-363-0376
more Sierra Club information . . .