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Jefferson County Treasure

I have been visiting The Parklands since the project first began and watched the development. It is... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Louisville, Kentucky
Been here several times with family

I've been here several times with family and there is a lot to do here. You can walk trails, ride a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Louisville, Kentucky
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“turkey sub”(11 reviews)
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Reviewed yesterday

I have been visiting The Parklands since the project first began and watched the development. It is head and shoulders above our metro park system, although the Olmstead legacy parks are nice too. The restroom facilities are very well maintained and the park is staffed...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank RunChowleeRun
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been here several times with family and there is a lot to do here. You can walk trails, ride a bike(bring your own), go Kayaking in the creek. Several different playgrounds for the kids. You can even go fishing(make sure you have a fishing...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Rickyd1948
Reviewed October 18, 2018

This chain of continuos parks is a great place to spend some recreational time. We have paddled Floyd's Fork in Kayaks and a canoe. We have enjoyed riding bikes between all of these parks, and our dog has enjoyed the large enclosed dog park where...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Susan C
Reviewed October 3, 2018

went there Sunday with friends to hike; it was a beautiful day and perfect for enjoying a hike along the stream in particular. Everything is so well laid out and wonderful. The trees which have been planted around the great egg are going to be...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank jgreenwell2017
Reviewed September 10, 2018

The Parklands were the highlight of our visit to Louisville, we went three times in the three days we were there. Admittedly we had a Friend of the Parklands as a host and guide so we got to see the best bits on each of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
3  Thank fwombats
Reviewed September 2, 2018

Went last week (8/30/18) and loved the ride all over again... Some parts of this string of parks are hilly, but if you start at Pope's Lick and aim towards Turkey Run - you will have a good 5-6 miles of relatively flat riding. (ten-11...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jmcpher3
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

We went to this park seeking a place to walk. What a pleasant surprise. There was plenty of parking, clean bathrooms, and wide paved paths. This is perhaps the cleanest and best maintained paved walking park I’ve ever been to. Much of the walking path...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank philips944
Reviewed August 29, 2018

wonderful park to hike in, many trails. Bike, kayak, walk, just get outside and enjoy this beautiful area

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Colleen E
Reviewed August 28, 2018

We walk in this park almost everyday. And almost everyday we see something new. There is plenty of wildlife to check out. Most of the time you will happen along someone else on the paths, but occassionally we have the park all to ourselves. Such...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Loucardsfan
Reviewed July 30, 2018

My husband and I are big fans of this park. We come alone to walk, bike ride, or hike along a trail. Sometimes we bring our dog Ginger and sometimes we bring our granddaughters (5 and 7). Whether you are fitness minded or just looking...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank sandygrossky
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Barbara R
May 20, 2018|
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Response from 1schwachick | Reviewed this property |
40 miles, starts VERY hilly at both ends
Jay C
May 10, 2018|
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Response from Lisa P | Reviewed this property |
The one at Taylorsville Road and Pope Lick is all flat, you can bike straight through to the connecting park (Turkey Run).
jan T
March 24, 2018|
Response from KYFirefighter | Reviewed this property |
If you can carry it, you can launch it. They have several places to put in. I believe the web site has a button to check the water flow rates. I wouldn't do it with the water too high.