Updated May 22, 2020

Trails, lawns and natural areas at The Parklands have remained open throughout the pandemic, and we will begin to reopen previously closed amenities beginning Friday, May 22, 2020. The reopening will take place over several weeks, and all dates are subject to change based on guidance from the city and state.



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The Parklands is open daily from dawn to dusk offering families and individuals of all ages and abilities a way to get out and active while practicing social distancing. When visiting The Parklands, all guests should continue to follow CDC guidance on social distancing and healthy hand hygiene.

Additionally, visitors should:

Park Rangers and LMPD frequently patrol The Parklands. They are keeping an eye out for visitors who are not following group and social distancing guidelines to educate them on the risks. Visitors can report non-compliance to the COVID-19 Reporting Hotline (833-KYSAFER or 833-597-2337) or online at


While in-person programs are currently on hold, park staff are producing digital content to keep visitors of all ages learning and engaged.


The Parklands is working on a plan to resume in-person gatherings and events, while adhering to city and state guidance. Our facilities team continues to work with families, businesses and organizations to reschedule and reconfigure events impacted by city and state guidelines.

We are looking forward to resuming rentals of our pavilions and larger venues as permitted. Learn more about our indoor and outdoor rental options at For pricing and availability, call 502-815-0277 or send an e-mail to


This is a rapidly changing situation. We will continue to monitor developments and align our response with city and statewide efforts. Visitors are encouraged to check our website before visiting in case of additional closures or changes in programming.

Thank you for your patience and continued support of our donor and visitor-supported public park!

We are a donor-supported public park We count on you!

$856,001 To Date
$3,000,000 2020 Goal

Being a donor-supported public park means we rely on donations, not tax dollars, for annual operations each year. Because of your generosity, we are able to maintain, program, and further develop this extraordinary public space without charging an entry fee. Together we work to enhance quality of life and help our community and economy grow in ways that are healthy, sustainable, and enjoyable for people of all ages. Help us reach our goal of sustaining The Parklands by becoming a Member today. Members make it happen!

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