List of parks in the Louisville metropolitan area

Following is a list of parks, forests and nature preserves in the Louisville metropolitan area.

View of Downtown Louisville from the overlook atop Iroquois Park.

Louisville Metro (Jefferson County)Edit

Frederick Law Olmsted ParksEdit

 
The Jefferson Memorial Forest is the largest municipal urban forest in the United States.

The Frederick Law Olmsted Parks[1] (formerly called the Olmsted Park System) in Louisville was the last of five such systems designed by Frederick Law Olmsted.[2] All of the parks in this system are managed by Louisville Metro Parks.

FlagshipEdit

Other parksEdit

  • Algonquin Park[3]
  • Baxter Square[4]
  • Bingham Park[5] — Originally known as Clifton Park (Locals called it Coral Park)
 
Walking trails in Central Park, located in the Old Louisville neighborhood.

ParkwaysEdit

Other parks managed by Louisville Metro ParksEdit

Parks not managed by Louisville Metro ParksEdit

 
Louisville Waterfront Park, once an industrial wasteland, Louisville's reclaimed waterfront now features trees and walking paths

Kentucky metropolitan counties outside JeffersonEdit

 
Sign at the entrance of Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest, 25 miles south of Louisville.

BullittEdit

MeadeEdit

NelsonEdit

OldhamEdit

  • John T. Walsh Park (La Grange)
  • Wendell Moore Park (Buckner)
  • Wilborn Park (La Grange)
  • Yew Dell Gardens (Crestwood)
  • Creasy Mahan Nature Preserve (Goshen)
  • Community Convention and Aquatic Center (Buckner)

ShelbyEdit

SpencerEdit

TrimbleEdit

Indiana metropolitan countiesEdit

 
Postcard of a scene from Cherokee Park at the base of Baringer Hill, early 20th century.

ClarkEdit

Jeffersonville parks and recreationEdit

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  • Bob Hedge Park
  • Colston Park
  • Connie Seller Park
  • Highland Park
  • John Wilcoxson Park
  • Lansden Park
  • Lottie Oglesby Park
  • Meijer Little League Fields
  • Oak Park
  • Optimist Park
  • Port Fulton Park
  • Shannon Memorial Park
  • Shirley Hall Park
  • Vissing Park
  • Warder Park
  • Wathen Park

Clarksville parks and recreationEdit

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  • Ashland Park
  • Beechwood Park
  • Cedar Park
  • Colgate Park
  • Gaskell Park
  • Lapping Park
  • Little League Park
  • Midway Park
  • Moser Park
  • Parkwood Park
  • Ray Lawrence Park

Others and state parksEdit

HarrisonEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Elson, Martha (2011-04-20). "Historic parks in Louisville to be named for Frederick Law Olmsted". The Courier Journal. Archived from the original on 2011-04-20. Retrieved 2011-04-24.
  2. ^ "Louisville Olmsted Parks Conservancy". Olmstedparks.org. 2010-06-12. Retrieved 2010-07-30.
  3. ^ "Algonquin Park". Louisvilleky.gov. 2014-09-18. Retrieved 2019-07-23.
  4. ^ "Baxter Square". Louisvilleky.gov. 2014-09-18. Retrieved 2019-07-23.
  5. ^ "Bingham Park". Louisvilleky.gov. 2014-09-18. Retrieved 2019-07-23.
  6. ^ "Churchill Park". Louisvilleky.gov. 2014-09-19. Retrieved 2019-07-23.
  7. ^ "Elliott Square". Louisvilleky.gov. 2014-09-19. Retrieved 2019-07-23.
  8. ^ "Shelby Park". Louisvilleky.gov. 2014-09-23. Retrieved 2019-07-23.
  9. ^ "William B. Stansbury Park". Louisvilleky.gov. 2014-09-23. Retrieved 2019-07-23.
  10. ^ "Tyler Park". Louisvilleky.gov. 2014-09-23. Retrieved 2019-07-23.
  11. ^ "Victory Park". Louisvilleky.gov. 2014-09-23. Retrieved 2019-07-23.
  12. ^ "Wayside Park". Louisvilleky.gov. 2014-09-23. Retrieved 2019-07-23.
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  15. ^ "Auburndale Park". Archived from the original on 2007-09-29. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  16. ^ "Ballard Park". Archived from the original on 2007-09-29. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  17. ^ "Eva Bandman Park". Archived from the original on 2007-09-29. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  18. ^ "Beargrass Creek Greenway at Irish Hill". Archived from the original on 2007-09-26. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  19. ^ "Beechmont Tot Lot". Archived from the original on 2006-10-01. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  20. ^ "Bellevue Park". Archived from the original on 2007-09-26. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  21. ^ "Berrytown Park". Archived from the original on 2006-10-01. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  22. ^ "Black Mudd Park". Archived from the original on 2006-09-30. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  23. ^ "Blue Lick Park". Archived from the original on 2006-09-30. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  24. ^ "Bradley Park". Archived from the original on 2007-09-26. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  25. ^ "Breslin Park". Archived from the original on 2009-06-18. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  26. ^ "William Britt Park". Archived from the original on 2007-09-29. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  27. ^ "Buechel Park". Archived from the original on 2007-09-26. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  28. ^ "California Park". Archived from the original on 2012-12-13. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  29. ^ "Camp Taylor Memorial Park". Louisvilleky.gov. 2014-09-18. Retrieved 2019-07-23.
  30. ^ "Cane Run Park". Archived from the original on 2007-09-29. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  31. ^ "Caperton Swamp". Archived from the original on 2007-09-29. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  32. ^ "Castlewood Open Space". Archived from the original on 2007-09-29. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  33. ^ "George Rogers Clark Park". Louisvilleky.gov. 2017-04-20. Retrieved 2019-07-23.
  34. ^ "Cliff Park". Archived from the original on 2007-09-26. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  35. ^ "Clifton Park". Archived from the original on 2007-09-26. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  36. ^ "Carrie Gaulbert Cox Park". Archived from the original on 2007-09-29. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  37. ^ "Joe Creason Park". Archived from the original on 2008-12-31. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  38. ^ "Crescent Hill Park". Louisvilleky.gov. 2014-09-18. Retrieved 2019-07-23.
  39. ^ "Crosby Park". Archived from the original on 2007-09-29. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  40. ^ "Des Pres Park". Archived from the original on 2007-09-29. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  41. ^ "Douglass Park". Archived from the original on 2007-09-29. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  42. ^ "Dumeyer Park". Archived from the original on 2006-09-29. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  43. ^ "Eastover Park". Archived from the original on 2007-09-29. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  44. ^ "Eastwood Park". Archived from the original on 2007-09-29.
  45. ^ "Fairmount Falls Park". Archived from the original on 2007-09-29. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  46. ^ "Farman Park". Archived from the original on 2007-09-26.
  47. ^ "Farnsley Park". Archived from the original on 2007-09-29. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  48. ^ "Fern Creek Park". Louisvilleky.gov. 2014-09-19. Retrieved 2019-07-23.
  49. ^ "Fisherman's Park". Louisvilleky.gov. 2014-09-19. Retrieved 2019-07-23.
  50. ^ "Flaget Field Park". Archived from the original on 2007-09-26. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  51. ^ "Floyd's Fork Park". Archived from the original on 2007-09-29. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  52. ^ "German-Paristown Park". Archived from the original on 2007-09-29. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  53. ^ "William Harrison Park". Archived from the original on 2007-09-29. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  54. ^ "Highview Park". Louisvilleky.gov. 2014-09-19. Retrieved 2019-07-23.
  55. ^ "Nelson Hornbeck Park". Louisvilleky.gov. 2014-09-19. Retrieved 2019-07-23.
  56. ^ "Hounz Lane Park". Archived from the original on 2006-09-30. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  57. ^ "Irish Hill Park". Archived from the original on 2007-09-26. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  58. ^ "Louis B. Israel Park". Archived from the original on 2007-09-29. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  59. ^ "Ivy Court Park". Archived from the original on 2007-09-29. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  60. ^ "Kennedy Court Park". Archived from the original on 2007-09-29. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  61. ^ "Hays Kennedy Park". Archived from the original on 2007-09-29. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  62. ^ "Klondike Park". Archived from the original on 2007-09-29. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  63. ^ "Kulmer Reserve". Archived from the original on 2007-09-26. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  64. ^ "Lake Dreamland Park". Archived from the original on 2007-09-29. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  65. ^ "Lampton Park". Archived from the original on 2007-09-26. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  66. ^ "Lannan Park". Archived from the original on 2007-09-26. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  67. ^ "LaPorte Park". Archived from the original on 2007-09-29. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  68. ^ "Russell Lee Park". Archived from the original on 2007-09-29. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  69. ^ "Liberty Bell Playground". Archived from the original on 2007-09-29.
  70. ^ "Long Run Park". Louisvilleky.gov. 2014-09-19. Retrieved 2019-07-23.
  71. ^ "Louisville Champions Park". Archived from the original on 2007-09-29.
  72. ^ "Magnolia Park". Archived from the original on 2007-09-29. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  73. ^ "McNeely Lake Park". Louisvilleky.gov. 2014-09-19. Retrieved 2019-07-23.
  74. ^ "Medora Park". Archived from the original on 2007-09-26. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  75. ^ "Memorial Park". Archived from the original on 2007-09-29. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  76. ^ "William F. Miles Park". Archived from the original on 2007-09-29. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  77. ^ "G.G. Moore Park". Archived from the original on 2007-09-26. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  78. ^ "Nightingale Park". Archived from the original on 2007-09-29.
  79. ^ "Norfolk Acres Park". Archived from the original on 2006-09-30. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  80. ^ "Okolona Park". Archived from the original on 2007-09-29. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  81. ^ "Old Walnut/Beecher Park". Archived from the original on 2007-09-29. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  82. ^ "Parkhill Park". Archived from the original on 2006-09-30. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  83. ^ "Patterson Playground". Archived from the original on 2007-09-26. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  84. ^ "PeeWee Park". Archived from the original on 2007-09-29. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  85. ^ "Petersburg Park". Archived from the original on 2007-09-29. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  86. ^ "Portland Park". Archived from the original on 2007-09-26. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  87. ^ "Portland Wharf Park". Archived from the original on 2007-09-29. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  88. ^ "Huston Quin Park". Archived from the original on 2007-09-29. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  89. ^ "Ginny Reichard Park". Archived from the original on 2007-09-29. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  90. ^ "Riverside Gardens Park". Archived from the original on 2007-09-29. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  91. ^ "Riverview Park". Louisvilleky.gov. 2014-09-19. Retrieved 2019-07-23.
  92. ^ "Roberson Run Park". Archived from the original on 2007-09-26. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  93. ^ "Rubel Park". Archived from the original on 2007-09-26. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  94. ^ "A.B. Sawyer Park". Archived from the original on 2006-09-30. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  95. ^ "Sheppard Park". Archived from the original on 2007-09-26. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  96. ^ "Slevin Park". Archived from the original on 2007-09-26. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  97. ^ "South Central Park". Archived from the original on 2007-09-29. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  98. ^ "St. Louis Park". Archived from the original on 2007-09-26. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  99. ^ "Story Avenue Park". Archived from the original on 2007-09-26. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  100. ^ "Sun Valley Park". Louisvilleky.gov. 2014-09-23. Retrieved 2019-07-23.
  101. ^ "Sylvania Park". Archived from the original on 2007-09-29. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  102. ^ "E. Leland Taylor (Jewell) Park". Archived from the original on 2012-12-12. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  103. ^ "Thurman Hutchins Park". Archived from the original on 2006-09-30. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  104. ^ "Toonerville Trolley Park". Archived from the original on 2007-09-29. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  105. ^ "Twin Park". Archived from the original on 2007-09-29. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  106. ^ "Charlie Vettiner Park". Louisvilleky.gov. 2014-09-18. Retrieved 2019-07-23.
  107. ^ "Ben Washer Park". Archived from the original on 2006-10-01. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  108. ^ "Watterson Lake Park". Archived from the original on 2007-09-29. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  109. ^ "Waverly Park". Louisvilleky.gov. 2014-09-23. Retrieved 2019-07-23.
  110. ^ "Westonia Park". Archived from the original on 2007-09-29. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  111. ^ "Wyandotte Park". Archived from the original on 2007-09-26. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  112. ^ "Charles Young Park". Archived from the original on 2007-09-26. Retrieved 2007-06-02.
  113. ^ "Jeffersonville Parks and Recreation". Jeffparks.org. Retrieved 2019-07-23.
  114. ^ "Clarksville Parks". Clarksville Parks. Retrieved 2010-07-30.

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