Educational Demonstration Site: Appropriate Technology
Rockcastle River, Livingston, KY
The Nature Center is a place to come and learn about the forest ecosystem in Eastern Kentucky.
The adjacent buildings, including the cordwood house, showcase sustainable building practices.
Learning about our ecosystems is essential to living sustainably.
Directions: The Rockcastle River Demonstration sites is located off Interstate 75 along the Rockcastle River, south of Livingston, KY. Take Exit 49 off of the interstate, and head east on KY-909 towards US 25. Turn left on US 25 (north). Just over the river, across from the Rockcastle River Trading CO, turn left onto KY 1329. The Demonstration Center is located about half a mile down on both the left (picnic areas, camping, parking, cordwood trailer, and gardens) and right (solar house, cordwood, hiking trails, and Nature Center) of the road. Please call ahead for appointments.
Our Nature Center is undergoing a facelift. Please contact us with any ideas or resources for this historical property! Our needs include:
- Educational resources
- Building supplies