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Louisville Waterfront Park

Closed Now: 6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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Great walking area

We walked from 4th St., down the river front to the park. Great time, lots to see. Art, play... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Carolyn D
Wish I Stayed Longer

Visited one early Wednesday morning. Park was nice and clean. People were nice. Water was a little... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rochester, New York
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231 E Witherspoon St, Louisville, KY 40202-1397
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Once an industrial wasteland the city has spent a couple decades turning this into a wonderful connection between the city and its river. Bike rentals are available under the Big 4 bridge and you can bike about a mile in either direction from there, towards...More

5  Thank Jeffrey M
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 25 March 2014

I've lived here all my life and have enjoyed changes to the waterfront. However, recent attacks on innocent civilians have unearthed the dirty secret that crimes occurring here are going unreported by the police.the park has been recently plagued by roving groups of youths who...More

7  Thank LLindaC
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Carolyn D
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

Thank Kita_Marz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank MrsLtraveler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

Thank Sherry G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is Louisville best hidden gem! Beautiful at night over the river and lights. Great exercise. The park is wonderful for children and families. Seems very safe. A great activity for everyone. Glad we stopped.

Thank workinmom2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Being here for a conference, this is a nice walkway with lots of history, where you can literally get a breath of fresh air... except for the plumbing renovation. I am sure that when the renovation is complete this will be perfectly romantic! Louisville continues...More

Thank R0llinSt0ne
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

We drive across the bridge from Louisville to the Indiana side to walk the Big Four Bridge. It’s less crowded and parking is easier. This particular day we decided to venture through the Waterfront Park and over to Joe’s Crab Shack. Along the way we...More

Thank Marlene M
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Took a hike along the waterfront that brought me to the park. Maybe it was the time of year or the recent rains but was pretty average and a lot of litter.

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Wonderful for literally any outing. Best thing is, its free!!! Especially if youre wanting to get some good exercise in!

Thank Madison R
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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