3885 Raven Run Way, Lexington, KY 40515


Raven Run Nature Sanctuary

Brought to you by The Friends of Raven Run 


The Lexington Division of Parks and Recreation

Hours of Operation


9am to 6pm.  Trails Close at 5:30


9am to 7pm.  Trails Close 6:30

June - August

9am to 8pm.  Trails Close at 7:30


9am to 7pm.  Trails Close at 6:30


9am to 6pm.  Trails Close at 5:30

November - March

9am to 5pm.  Trails close at 4:30

2019 Upcoming Events


3rd    Perseids Meteor Shower Watch                                         9pm  

10th iNaturalist Hike                                                                 9:30am

20th Evening with the Experts: "Night Insects"                  6:30pm

24th  Little Explorers                                                                    10am  

31st   Stargazing                                                                             8pm


7th Butterflies of Raven Run                                                       1pm

17th Evening with the Experts "Monarchs"                        6:30pm                         

28th Little Explorers "Colorful Leaves"                                    10am

28th Stargazing                                                                        7:30 pm


6th   The Raven 10K and the Robin 5K Trail Runs                 10am

12th Fall Wildflowers                                                                   1pm

15th Evening with the Experts "Getting Kids Outside"    6:30pm          

26th Little Explorers "Fossils"                                                   10am

26th Stargazing                                                                             7pm

See what else is going on with Lexington Parks and Recreation

Our Location

We are open every day except Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and the Day after Christmas.

From Lexington: Take Richmond Road east (out of town) and turn right onto highway 25 (Old Richmond Road, across from Jacobson Park).  Go approximately 3 1/2 miles and turn right on to Jack's Creek Pike.  Go about 5 1/2 miles on Jack's Creek Pike and Raven Run is located on the Left.  The entrance is marked by the sign atop the website.  An interactive map is available on the contacts page.