Playing Around

Louisville was built with green spaces in mind.

Our parks include iconic sights like Cherokee Park, designed by Frederick Law Olmsted, and the sprawling Parklands of Floyds Fork. Get outside and get moving with the help of Louisville’s green spaces!
Cave Hill Cemetery & Arboretum
701 Baxter Avenue
Cherokee Park
745 Cochran Hill Road
Crescent Hill Reservoir Loop
Reservoir Avenue
Charlie Vettiner Park
5550 Charlie Vettiner Park Road
The Falls of the Ohio
201 W Riverside Dr, Clarksville, IN 47129
Fern Creek Park
8703 Ferndale Road
Jefferson Memorial Forest
11311 Mitchell Hill Rd, Fairdale, KY 40118
Louisville Waterfront Park & Big Four Bridge
129 River Road
Waterfront Park is a non-profit, public park connecting the community to the river and protecting the waterfront as a future asset that will continue to be enjoyed. The park features the wheelchair-accessible Big Four Walking Bridge, Belle of Louisville, the Adventure Playground & Splash Park, and picnic areas throughout.
The Adventure Playground & Splash Park
1201 River Road
Louisville Loop Bike Trail
Lynn Family Stadium
350 Adams Street
Five times as large as New York’s Central Park, The Parklands of Floyd’s Fork is one of the largest donor-supported public park systems in the country. Here in Louisville’s backyard, the Parklands offers five unique parks that cover over 4,000 acres. Each park has its own personality and they are open from dawn to dusk every day.
Norfolk Acres Park
4400 Coram Way
Seneca Park Playground
3151 Pee Wee Reese Road
Skyview Park
2700 Watterson Trail
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens
6220 Old Lagrange Rd, Crestwood
YMCA Calypso Cove Family Waterpark
9400 Mill Brook Road

The Parklands of Floyds Fork
Throughout The Parklands, you can find ponds, lakes, fishing piers, and Floyds Fork stocked with game fish and available for picnics and wildlife watching year-round.
Long Run Park
1605 Flat Rock Rd, Louisville
A great place for float fly fishing
Fisherman’s Park
5607 Old Heady Rd, Louisville
This park’s lakes are regularly stocked with catchable-size catfish, up to four times annually.
LOCAL TIP: Tyler F.: "You can kayak through Turkey Run Park (of Floyd's Fork) by using the Seaton Valley public access point."
FUN FACT: Louisville’s Jefferson Memorial Park is the largest municipal urban forest in the United States. It sits on over 6,000 acres of land!