Getting out and about on the paved and soft-surface trails throughout Broad Run Park is a great way to see the beautiful terrain unique to the Bluegrass.
Louisville Loop: 3.8 miles of the paved, multi-recreational Louisville Loop runs through Broad Run Park, beginning at Broad Run Road in the north and ending at Bardstown Road in the south.
Limestone Gorge Trail: 1.44-mile soft-surface trail. This hike-only trail is one of our More Difficult trails best suited for those looking for a bit of a challenge.
Leatherwood Trail: 0.5-mile soft-surface trail. This hike-only trail is one of our More Difficult trails best suited for those looking for a bit of a challenge. It connects to existing trails, including Limestone Gorge and the Louisville Loop giving hikers options to extend their trek.
Highland Crossing Trail: 0.87 mile paved, fully accessible trail for walkers and runners only. This trail ties into both the Louisville Loop and Karst Climb for those looking for a lengthier or more challenging walk or run.
Karst Climb Trail: 0.91 mile more difficult, soft surface trail for hiking and biking. It is the perfect spot for those looking for a longer, more challenging hike or ride. Hikers can connect to the Highland Crossing Trail on the north end, while both cyclists and pedestrians can connect to the Louisville Loop on the south end.
The Greensward Trail: 0.7 mile paved, fully accessible trail for walkers and runners only. This trail is a short walk from the Cliffside Playground and Sprayground.
Lowland Plain Trail: 0.81 mile paved, fully accessible trail for walkers, runners and bicyclists.
Riparian Ramble Trail: 1.2 mile easy level, soft-surface hike and bike trail that winds along Floyds Fork, Cliffside Center and The Lowland Plain. With direct access to the stream, this trail offers a great spot to drop a fishing line. Just make sure you have your fishing license handy if you are 16 or older! Like Greensward, Ramble is another nod to Frederick Law Olmsted who named a "wild garden" in Central Park "The Ramble" for its unruly nature.
Moss Gibbs Woodland Garden: Nearly a mile of stone pathways wind through the Moss Gibbs Woodland Garden; this includes excursion trails. The main trail is a 0.6-mile hike, one-way. All pathways in the garden are considered easy with a gradual incline, but there are steps and uneven surfaces throughout.