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Louisville Waterfront Park

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Louisville’s Waterfront Park is very beautiful. The city has done a great job with landscaping... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Louisville, Kentucky
Great for taliking a walk

Well maintained, not crowded and simply a great place to stroll along the Ohio river or in the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sellersburg, Indiana
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“green space”(8 reviews)
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231 E Witherspoon St, Louisville, KY 40202-1397
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Louisville’s Waterfront Park is very beautiful. The city has done a great job with landscaping, bike paths, children’s play area, picnic as well as a venue for super entertainment.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank studiompm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well maintained, not crowded and simply a great place to stroll along the Ohio river or in the surrounding park. Ever changing, improving and expanding.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jmk5033
Reviewed 12 February 2019

When I was staying at the Omni in downtown Louisville, I so enjoyed the walk along the riverfront and the bridge that crossed the river. Not far from downtown and great views.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank vicki30030
Reviewed 7 February 2019

Park itself is indeed very nice. Landscaping effectively obliterated evidence of the land's former use (junkyard). However: Sculptor "Ed" Hamilton has accomplished the seemingly impossible; he has made Lincoln's noble countenance look goofy.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank hoosiergent2018
Reviewed 9 January 2019

Awesome place to sit in the swings and watch the river go by. Relaxing and inviting for all ages. Great!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mike T
Reviewed 21 December 2018

My husband and kids ran in a fun Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving Day. The views were pretty, and there's lot of open space to enjoy.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank BugsHouston
Reviewed 11 December 2018

Nice selection of fresh cut trees. Always enjoy being by the Ohio River as I find it relaxing. Plenty of parking. Lots of folks buying trees helps you get into the Christmas spirit if you aren't already in that mind frame!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank BevCS
Reviewed 4 November 2018

We walked from 4th St., down the river front to the park. Great time, lots to see. Art, play grounds, etc. Only problem was we were running late, and felt the need to wrap up the hike near sunset, saw homeless people moving into their...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Carolyn D
Reviewed 3 November 2018

Easy walking up to and along the banks of the Ohio river. Enjoyed the sunset over the water and the wide views. Followed the waterway along sculpted path

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank GoeieWitte
Reviewed 24 October 2018

Visited one early Wednesday morning. Park was nice and clean. People were nice. Water was a little icky but I enjoyed the views and the swings around the area. Really wish I had more time to explore. Will return if I get the chance.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kita_Marz
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11 May 2017|
Response from citychic1 | Reviewed this property |
There are a couple of restaurants. Joe's Crab shack comes to mind. But I don't believe there is outdoor seating and dog friendly. If you go up a few blocks off of the river, there are up around Main street.
13 January 2015|
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Response from William P | Reviewed this property |
Thunder is, I am told, the largest fireworks display in the US. It is really incredible, especially when viewed from the nearby Waterfront. It is preceded by an afternoon air show, with lots of interesting planes (often... More