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Beckley Creek Park

1411 Beckley Creek Parkway, Louisville, Kentucky 40205

Each of our parks has its own personality, and Beckley Creek is our traditional urban park — the northern stretch of The Parklands, its Garden Gateway entrance abutting Shelbyville Road near the I-265/I-64 juncture. Beckley Creek Park serves the surrounding suburbs with its picnic areas and fishing lakes, farmers markets and community gardens, paved or natural-surface trails that wind along the creek, and business meetings and wedding receptions at the Gheens Foundation Lodge.

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See yourself out.

As stewards entrusted to preserve native meadows, riparian forests, and other wildlife habitats, The Parklands also provides walking paths and canoe launches and recreational fields for all of Louisville’s citizens. Explore the activities in Beckley Creek Park.

  • Biking

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  • Competing

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  • Fishing

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  • Gardening

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  • Learning

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  • Paddling

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  • Picnicking

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  • Playing

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  • Sightseeing

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  • Tail Wagging

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  • Walking

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    • Competing
    • Picnicking
    • Walking
    • 0.7 Mi
    • Easy
    Louisville Loop, Picnic Area, Sports Fields, Trail

    Egg Lawn

    Beckley Creek Park

    • Picnicking
    • Playing
    Picnic Area, Playground, Sprayground

    PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP Pavilion

    Beckley Creek Park

    • Learning
    • Playing
    Welcome Center

    PNC Achievement Center

    Beckley Creek Park

    • Fishing
    • Picnicking
    • Sightseeing
    • Walking
    • 0.3 Mi
    • Easy
    Fishing Spot, Lake, Overlook, Picnic Area, Trail

    Fishermans Trail

    Beckley Creek Park

    • Biking
    • Fishing
    • Sightseeing
    • Walking
    • 0.4 Mi
    • Easy
    Creek, Fishing Spot, Gravel Bar, Trail

    Sycamore Trail

    Beckley Creek Park

    • Learning
    • Sightseeing
    • Walking
    • 0.25 Mi
    • Easy
    Creek, Trail

    Osage Orange Explorer Trail

    Beckley Creek Park

Barn venue at night

Enjoy a change of scenery.

Picnic shelters. Outdoor pavilions. Amish-built tobacco barns. We’ve got plenty of venues where you can just hang out or host an event — whether it’s a gala, a wedding, a birthday party, a family reunion, or a business meeting. Check out the venues of Beckley Creek Park.

An event held under a tent

Attention all social butterflies.

Host your event with us and feel good about choosing The Parklands, since funds generated from facility rentals support the annual operations of this donor-supported public park. Read up on the permits required for large group use or commercial activity use.

Take the path less traveled.

Sixty miles of hike-bike trails. Twenty-two miles of paddling trails. When it comes to trails in The Parklands, you’ve got options. Discover the trails of Beckley Creek Park.

Rise to the occasion.

There’s always something happening at The Parklands. Check out our upcoming events.

    • Learning

    Forest Learning Lab

    Beckley Creek Park

    • Learning

    Forest Learning Lab

    Beckley Creek Park

    • Learning

    Forest Learning Lab

    Beckley Creek Park

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    Forest Learning Lab

    Beckley Creek Park

    • Learning
    • Walking

    Spring Break Beginner Hiking Day Camp (K-3rd Grade)

    Beckley Creek Park

    • Learning
    • Walking

    Spring Break Experienced Hiking Day Camp (4-6 Grade)

    Beckley Creek Park

    • Walking

    FEAT of Louisville 5K Run/Fun Walk

    Beckley Creek Park

    • Learning
    • Walking

    Summer Camp K-3rd Grade

    Beckley Creek Park

    • Learning
    • Walking

    Summer Camp 4th-6th Grade

    Beckley Creek Park

    • Learning
    • Walking

    Summer Camp K-3rd Grade

    Beckley Creek Park

    • Learning
    • Walking

    Summer Camp 4th-6th Grade

    Beckley Creek Park

    • Learning
    • Walking

    Summer Camp K-3rd Grade

    Beckley Creek Park

    • Learning
    • Walking

    Summer Camp 4th-6th Grade

    Beckley Creek Park

    • Learning
    • Walking

    Summer Camp K-3rd Grade

    Beckley Creek Park

    • Learning
    • Walking

    Summer Camp 4th-6th Grade

    Beckley Creek Park

  • Eastwood Village Farmer’s Market

    Beckley Creek Park

    • Competing
    • Walking

    The Parklands 5K Walk & Run

    Beckley Creek Park

    • Learning
    • Walking

    Summer Camp K-3rd Grade

    Beckley Creek Park

    • Learning
    • Walking

    Summer Camp 4th-6th Grade

    Beckley Creek Park

    • Learning
    • Walking

    Summer Camp K-3rd Grade

    Beckley Creek Park

    • Learning
    • Walking

    Summer Camp 4th-6th Grade

    Beckley Creek Park

    • Learning
    • Walking

    Summer Camp K-3rd Grade

    Beckley Creek Park

    • Learning
    • Walking

    Summer Camp 4th-6th Grade

    Beckley Creek Park

    • Learning
    • Walking

    Summer Camp K-3rd Grade

    Beckley Creek Park

    • Learning
    • Walking

    Summer Camp 4th-6th Grade

    Beckley Creek Park

    • Fishing

    Catfish Stocking at William F. Miles Lakes

    Beckley Creek Park

    • Fishing

    Trout Stocking

    Beckley Creek Park, Turkey Run Park

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Maps + Directions

Get on the beaten track.

Our park system is nearly five times as large as New York’s Central Park, so you may need some help finding your way around. Chart your course with our interactive map.