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Louisville Waterfront Park

Open Now: 6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Open today: 6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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Browse Fresh Cut Christmas Trees

Nice selection of fresh cut trees. Always enjoy being by the Ohio River as I find it relaxing... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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 4 November 2018
Carolyn D
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231 E Witherspoon St, Louisville, KY 40202-1397
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Reviewed yesterday

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
Reviewed 12 October 2018

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.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank workinmom2
Reviewed 12 October 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
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

Date of experience: September 2018
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.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kevin B
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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