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Louisville Waterfront Park

231 E Witherspoon St, Louisville, KY 40202-1397
1001-40202-502-938-7433
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Nice place to take a stroll or health seekers

This is a nice waterfront park by the river in Louisville downtown. One can simple take a stroll... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Atraveller0511
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Carmel, Indiana
Nice peaceful walk.

I walked from my hotel to the park and found it to be a great viewing area for the Ohio River... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
William B
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Columbus, Ohio
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“water features” (11 reviews)
“green space” (7 reviews)
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231 E Witherspoon St, Louisville, KY 40202-1397
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1001-40202-502-938-7433
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice waterfront park by the river in Louisville downtown. One can simple take a stroll, do bike, run or simply sit and enjoy the river.

Thank Atraveller0511
Reviewed 1 week ago

I walked from my hotel to the park and found it to be a great viewing area for the Ohio River. Others have complained about panhandlers in the area but I saw none during my mid morning walk. Lots to see and plenty of benches...More

1  Thank William B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the first activity we did after arriving in Louisville for an anniversary get-a-way holiday; it was terrific. We walked from our downtown accommodations on 4th Street to the Ohio River, from there we walked along the public Louisville Waterfront Park paths paralleling the...More

2  Thank Mike O
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This beautiful park is located on the Ohio River and is an excellent vantage point to take in sweeping views of the river of course but also the impressive bridges that cross it and the downtown skyline. There's a walking path that connects by pedestrian...More

1  Thank ARodriguezP
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We could not find parking on the waterfront. Walked past too many panhandlers along the water. Sketchy place. Not worth the risk.

1  Thank ronjo81
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

I used this park as an area for my cardio walk while staying at the Galt House Hotel on business. Very well kept park and sidewalks with plenty of sitting benches scattered throughout. The park includes a children's campground with numerous picnic tables close by...More

Thank RickyFlynt
Reviewed 29 October 2017

This huge waterfront park offers several attractions, including the Belle of Louisville, numerous benches, walking trails, the Big Four Pedestrian Bridge from Louisville to Indiana, children's play areas, a nice Abraham Lincoln Memorial, and more. I enjoyed walking through much of the park on Wednesday,...More

1  Thank James G
Reviewed 25 October 2017

My son is training for a marathon and our plan was to meet him at Riverfront Park at the end of one of his training runs. We had the grand-kids with us and planned to visit the playground at the park. Saturday morning was a...More

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 23 October 2017

While strolling through during Ironman, I was impressed by how well kept and clean this park was. I wish they would have had the bathrooms open during the race, but I'm sure it was easier for everyone to just have the public use the port...More

Thank Alicia L
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Beautiful place to picnic, relax and enjoy the sun. Bring a piece of cardboard to slide down the grassy hills near by.

Thank wanda n
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jazzgran
11 May 2017|
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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.
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MrsBird_13
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
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