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Louisville Waterfront Park

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Great place to walk, jog or cycle

When I was staying at the Omni in downtown Louisville, I so enjoyed the walk along the riverfront... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Decatur, Georgia
Great time at the park

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

Reviewed 9 January 2019
Mike T
Louisville, Kentucky
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231 E Witherspoon St, Louisville, KY 40202-1397
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 18 October 2018

Stop by the park to see the sunset. It has beautiful views of the bridges and river and was definitely worth an evening stroll.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MrsLtraveler
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Louisville's vision to develop this park certainly was a good one. It's well done, beautiful, large with plenty of parking and safe. Don't drive by without stopping.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sherry G
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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