List of parks in Louisville, Kentucky

List of parks in Louisville, Kentucky

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

Louisville Metro (Jefferson County)

Olmsted Park System

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

*Cherokee Park
*Iroquois Park
*Shawnee Park

;Other parks
*Algonquin Park []
*Baxter Square []
*Bingham Park [] — Originally known as Clifton Park
*Boone Square
*Central Park
*Chickasaw Park
*Churchill Park []
*Elliott Square []
*Seneca Park
*Shelby Park []
*William B. Stansbury Park [] — Originally known as Third Street Playground
*Tyler Park []
*Victory Park []
*Wayside Park []
*Willow Park [] — Originally part of the main entrance to Cherokee Park

*Algonquin Parkway
*Eastern Parkway
*Northwestern Parkway
*Southern Parkway
*Southwestern Parkway

Other parks managed by Louisville Metro Parks

*35th Street Park []
*Auburndale Park []
*Ballard Park []
*Eva Bandman Park []
*Beargrass Creek Greenway at Irish Hill []
*Beechmont Tot Lot []
*Bellevue Park []
*Berrytown Park []
*Black Mudd Park []
*Blue Lick Park []
*Bradley Park []
*Breslin Park []
*William Britt Park []
*Buechel Park []
*California Park []
*Camp Taylor Memorial Park []
*Cane Run Park []
*Caperton Swamp []
*Castlewood Open Space []
*George Rogers Clark Park []
*Cliff Park []
*Clifton Park []
*Carrie Gaulbert Cox Park []
*Joe Creason Park []
*Crescent Hill Park []
*Crosby Park []
*Des Pres Park []
*Douglass Park []
*Dumeyer Park []
*Eastover Park []
*Eastwood Park []
*Fairmount Falls Park []
*Farman Park []
*Farnsley Park []
*Fern Creek Park []
*Fisherman's Park []
*Flaget Field Park []
*Floyd's Fork Park []
*German-Paristown Park []
*Gnadinger Park
*William Harrison Park []
*Highview Park []
*Nelson Hornbeck Park []
*Hounz Lane Park []
*Irish Hill Park []
*Louis B. Israel Park []
*Ivy Court Park []
*Jefferson Memorial Forest — Largest municipal urban forest in the U.S., operated as a park by Metro Parks
*Kennedy Court Park []
*Hays Kennedy Park []
*Klondike Park []
*Kulmer Reserve []
*Lake Dreamland Park []
*Lampton Park []
*Lannan Park []
*LaPorte Park []
*Russell Lee Park []
*Liberty Bell Playground []
*Locust Grove — Historic home and residence of George Rogers Clark
*Long Run Park []
*Louisville Extreme Park
*Louisville Champions Park [] (Future)
*Magnolia Park []
*McNeely Lake Park []
*Medora Park []
*Memorial Park []
*William F. Miles Park []
*G.G. Moore Park []
*Nightingale Park []
*Norfolk Acres Park []
*Okolona Park []
*Old Walnut/Beecher Park []
*Parkhill Park []
*Patterson Playground []
*PeeWee Park []
*Petersburg Park []
*Portland Park []
*Portland Wharf Park []
*Huston Quin Park []
*Ginny Reichard Park []
*Riverside Gardens Park []
*Riverside, The Farnsley-Moremen Landing — Historic home and river landing
*Riverview Park []
*Roberson Run Park []
*Rubel Park []
*A.B. Sawyer Park []
*Sheppard Park []
*Slevin Park []
*South Central Park []
*St. Louis Park []
*Story Avenue Park []
*Sun Valley Park []
*Sylvania Park []
*E. Leland Taylor (Jewell) Park []
*Thurman Hutchins Park []
*Toonerville Trolley Park []
*Twin Park []
*Charlie Vettiner Park []
*Ben Washer Park []
*Watterson Lake Park []
*Waverly Park [] — Includes the 9-hole Bobby Nichols Golf Course
*Westonia Park []
*Wyandotte Park []
*Charles Young Park []

Parks not managed by Louisville Metro Parks

*Auburn Park (Jeffersontown)
*Beargrass Creek State Nature Preserve
*Blackacre State Nature Preserve
*Bowling Park (St. Matthews)
*Brown Park (St. Matthews)
*Dayton Avenue Park (St. Matthews)
*Arthur K. Draut Park (St. Matthews)
*Fort Nelson Park
*Founder's Square
*Garvin Brown Nature Preserve
*Jefferson Square
*Louisville Waterfront Park
*Riverfront Plaza/Belvedere
*Robison Park (Lyndon)
*St. Matthews Park/Community Center
*E. P. "Tom" Sawyer State Park
*Shively Park (Shively)
*Six Mile Island State Nature Preserve
*Skyview Park (Jeffersontown)
*Veterans Memorial Park (Jeffersontown)
*Warwick Park (St. Matthews)

Kentucky metropolitan counties outside of Jefferson


*Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest


*Otter Creek Park — Operated by Louisville Metro Parks


*My Old Kentucky Home State Park


*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 Acquatic Center (Buckner)


*Taylorsville Lake State Park — includes Taylorsville Lake, which extends into Nelson and Anderson Counties.

Indiana metropolitan counties


;Jeffersonville parks and recreation []
*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 recreation []
*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 parks
*Perrin Park — Privately owned; located in Jeffersonville
*Charlestown State Park
*Clark State Forest
*Falls of the Ohio State Park


*Harrison-Crawford State Forest
*Hayswood Nature Reserve

ee also

*City of Parks
*Cityscape of Louisville, Kentucky
*Geography of Louisville, Kentucky
*List of attractions and events in Louisville, Kentucky
*Louisville neighborhoods


External links

* [ Louisville Metro Parks]
* [ Olmsted Parks Conservancy]
* [ Oldham County Parks]
* []
* []

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