Whether you prefer a smooth, paved road, or a rugged dirt trail, The Parklands offers a great biking experience. Choose your route based on the trail usage, distance and difficulty information found here and on the park maps, and then, get rollin’!
Please keep in mind that at this time, all of our bike-accessible trails are shared trails with hikers and walkers. Always pass on the left and verbally alert those you are passing.
Bike Repair Stations
Thanks to a donation from Scheller's Fitness & Cycling, we now have 5 bike repair stations available in The Parklands for your use. Find them at William F. Miles Trailhead, right inside Shelbyville Rd.; Pope Lick Trailhead, just off of Taylorsville Rd.; Seaton Valley Trailhead, off of Seatonville Rd.; on the Louisville Loop between Brown-Forman Silo Center and the Bike Park; and Broad Run Valley Trailhead, at the Broad Run Road entrance of Broad Run Park.
Blue Moon Canoe & Kayak of Kentucky now offers bike rentals, giving Parklands visitors an opportunity to see even more of the trails and areas that comprise the nearly 4,000 acres of our park system. Rentals available, weather permitting, April-October. Bike rentals are offered out of the John Floyd Community Building in Pope Lick Park, 4002 South Pope Lick Road. For more information on prices, hours and availability, please contact Blue Moon at 502-753-9942 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Parklands Members enjoy $1 discount on bike rentals per hour. Learn more about becoming a Parklands member here.
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.
The Louisville Loop is the 100-mile multi-recreational non-motorized path planned to encircle the city and link neighborhoods to parks and civic attractions. 19 miles of the Loop are in The Parklands.
In 1933, just after prohibition, a distillery was constructed in the area we now refer to as Distillery Bend. You won't find any bourbon there today, but you will enjoy the Valley of the Giants Trail and agricultural fields growing in its place.
Beckley Creek Park’s diverse trails have something for everyone.
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.
Enjoy The Parklands most extensive system of trails in Turkey Run Park.
All trails and features are now open! Bike Park hours are 10 a.m. - Sunset.
From fully-accessible paved trails to progressively difficult natural surface trails, Broad Run Park trails offer something for everyone.