Cast your lines along Floyds Fork, William F. Miles Lakes and Boulder Pond year-round. Floyds Fork and select lakes in Beckley Creek Park are periodically stocked with game fish as part of Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife's Fishing in Neighborhoods (FINs) program. Additionally, Boulder Pond in Turkey Run Park is occasionally stocked with trout. See bottom of the page for more details, including a stocking schedule.

A fishing license is required (for anglers over the age of 16) and can be obtained at local sporting goods stores and at A trout permit is also required for trout fishermen. Please practice catch and release in Floyds Fork to conserve the diversity of this special fishery.

The Kentucky Division of Water is required by the Clean Water Act to designate the use and set water quality standards to protect and manage streams. The primary use of Floyds Fork as determined by the Division of Water is for “Secondary Contact Recreation” allowing for activities such as fishing, wading, and paddling. The Department of Kentucky Fish & Wildlife manages Floyds Fork as a public waterway and fishery and we offer access within The Parklands.  
We recommend that park visitors follow guidance issued by the Kentucky Division of Water through the Department of Environmental Protection for contact with Floyds Fork and other peer streams in Kentucky, be it the Green River or Elkhorn Creek. Click here to read advisories from the Division of Water. 

The Strand Trailhead

The Strand trailhead provides improved accessibility to a beautiful, nearly 5-mile stretch of the Louisville Loop and Floyds Fork that was once only accessible by foot, bike or boat.

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William F. Miles Lakes

Come drop a line in one of the 5 fishing lakes referred to as William F. Miles Lakes, 3 of which are stocked regularly by Kentucky Fish and Wildlife. Or bring your lunch for a picnic at the Lake Overlook.

Paddling Access - Beckley Creek Park

When the water level along the Floyds Fork is right, it is a great place for families and individuals to canoe and kayak. Beckley Creek Park has two paddling access points.

Special Places - The Strand

Within The Parklands of Floyds Fork, many treasures of the landscape and our natural history lie hidden. Naturalists have chosen over 100 “special places” within the park boundaries that we don’t want you to miss.

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Boulder Pond

Featuring an ADA accessible fishing pier, Boulder Pond in Turkey Run Park is an excellent location for fishing, picnics and wildlife watching.

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