The Parklands Opens Silo Center Bike Park for 2020 Season

Louisville, Ky. (April 11, 2020) — The Silo Center Bike Park in Turkey Run Park re-opened for the 2020 season at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 4.All flow trails and the Toasted Swine Skills Loop are open for riding. Pump tracks remain closed and will re-open at a later date.There is no fee to enter the bike park, which is open daily from 10 a.m. to sunset. 

Trails and features in the Silo Center Bike Park were specially built by the talented professionals at the International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) and are maintained by The Parklands skilled trail team. Each amenity is suited to a specific level of rider, offering beginners a smooth introduction on less difficult, natural-surface trails, as well as more challenging opportunities for experienced riders.

Pets are not permitted in the bike park. Trails and amenities within the bike park are for bikes only. For the safety and enjoyment of all, riders should come prepared with the appropriate safety equipment, including a helmet, and follow all bike park rules and posted signs. Throughout the season, Parklands staff will implement temporary closures as needed for extensive repairs and inclement weather.

In addition to the posted bike park rules, riders should adhere to social distancing guidance.

Visitors can report non-compliance to The Parklands at 502-584-0350. They can also report non-compliance to, Metro 3-1-1, the COVID-19 Reporting Hotline (833-KYSAFER or 833-597-2337) or online at kysafer.ky.gov.

For a full list of rules, directions, trail status and more information on Silo Center Bike Park amenities, visit www.theparklands.org/bikepark. For more information on the bike park and The Parklands, contact Anna Rosales-Crone at 502-815-0267 or acrone@21cparks.org.

About The Parklands of Floyds Fork

The Parklands of Floyds Fork is a nearly 4,000-acre visitor-supported public park system in Louisville, Kentucky, stretching from Shelbyville Road to Bardstown Road. Four major parks—Beckley Creek, Pope Lick, Turkey Run and Broad Run parks—are linked by a world-class urban trail system and a remarkable water trail tracing Floyds Fork, a classic Kentucky stream. The Parklands offers something for everyone, whether you are looking for a quiet place to discover nature, a dynamic learning experience through the Outdoor Classroom, a cruise on a scenic park drive, or a stream to paddle. The Parklands does not receive tax dollars for annual upkeep or operations. Ongoing maintenance and operations are funded solely through private donations and an endowment fund. Community members may contribute to the annual fund by becoming a Parklands Member. Learn more and donate at www.theparklands.org/member.

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