Walking & Hiking

Walking, hiking and running are some of the most accessible activities for improving your health, exploring the park, and experiencing nature. Whether you like to walk on paved, dirt or stone surfaces, just one or over 10 miles—we can show you the way.

Take a look at the trails identified on our park maps. Each is labeled by trail type, difficulty and length. Use this information to determine your best route. And keep in mind, oftentimes you can jump from one trail to another for a longer, more diverse excursion.


Louisville Loop

The Louisville Loop is the 100-mile multi-recreational non-motorized path planned to encircle the city and link neighborhoods to parks and civic attractions, creating transportation alternatives and recreation opportunities. 19 miles of this Loop will be

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Humana Grand Allee

Cross the Thornton Bridge and enter the Humana Grand Allee, pronounced al·lée, designed to be the “Best Walk in Louisville.”

Trails - Beckley Creek Park

Beckley Creek Park’s diverse trails have something for everyone.

Trails - Pope Lick Park

Pope Lick Park features a variety of trails for beginners and experienced hikers alike.

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