Things To Do

Host an Event

Whatever event you have in mind, we can make it happen. And you can feel good about choosing The Parklands for your next event, as funds generated from facility rentals go right back into maintaining this donor-supported public park. Discover More >

Walking & Hiking

Walking, hiking and running are some of the most accessible activities for improving your health, exploring the park, and experiencing nature. Discover More >

Playgrounds & Spraygrounds

Family fun awaits at one of the playground amenities within The Parklands of Floyds Fork. Discover More >


Cast your lines along Floyds Fork and at William F. Miles Lakes or Boulder Pond year-round. Floyds Fork and many of the lakes are periodically stocked with game fish. Discover More >

Canoeing & Paddling

Paddle along Floyds Fork, the only water trail of its kind in the Louisville area. Paddling access points are provided at various lengths along the Fork. There are 7 open access points within The Parklands. Discover More >

Mountain Biking & Cycling

Whether you prefer a smooth, paved road, or a rugged dirt trail, The Parklands offers a great biking experience. Discover More >

Sports Fields

Get competitive on one of our Parklands sports fields! Fun for all ages, we’ve provided space for kicking a soccer ball, tackling in a friendly football game, throwing a Frisbee, dribbling a field hockey ball, or facing off in lacrosse. Discover More >

Bark Park

Have fun with your favorite canine companion at the Barklands of Beckley Creek Park, a fenced dog park located near the northwest corner of the Egg Lawn. Discover More >

Community Gardens

Plant a seed in one of our community gardens. Discover More >


The Parklands offers full-day, science-based camps that allow children to touch, see and learn about the world around them. Check out our newest program, Forest Learning Lab, offering NTI support during remote learning. Discover More >

Field Trips

With the Outdoor Classroom, educators at The Parklands are able to offer both in-classroom and out-of-doors learning experiences that lead to understanding of our Kentucky landscape and the creatures that grow and live within it. Discover More >


Join Interpretive Rangers for fun and engaging educational programs in the Outdoor Classroom! Discover More >

Parklands Parties

Turn your celebration into an adventure with a party at The Parklands! Discover More >

Wednesday Wonders

Wednesday Wonders are interactive programs designed to spark the curiosity of young children. Discover More >

Junior Explorer

Our quarterly Junior Explorer gatherings are perfect for families with kids ages 5-12. This program teaches science and an appreciation for the natural world, while encouraging kids to get outdoors and active! Discover More >

Parklands Virtual Classroom

There is so much to learn in The Parklands Outdoor Classroom, but we hope you continue your learning long after you leave the parks. Our Virtual Classroom contains resources for teachers, families and individuals of all ages. Discover More >

Scout Programs

Scout Programs at The Parklands of Floyds Fork are designed to build outdoor skills and scientific literacy in the scouting community. These hands-on programs engage scouts in the outdoors while fulfilling requirements for badges, belt loops and pins. Discover More >

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