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Sightseeing

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For millennia, animals and humans have shaped the landscapes that make up The Parklands. We’ve identified dozens of places to sightsee throughout the parks and highlighted our favorite ones here. Next time you visit, stop and observe all the nuances within the flora, fauna, history, and culture of our area.

Inspiration at every outlook.

As you wander through each of our parks, you’ll discover different areas of beauty, both natural and manmade — wetlands and stone walls, chestnut groves and train trestles, limestone gorges and picnic shelters. Take a moment to read about all the places you can see before you set off on your journey.

Sightseeing

    • Learning
    • Picnicking
    • Sightseeing
    • Walking
    Landmark, Picnic Area

    Ben Stout House

    Turkey Run Park

    • Sightseeing
    • Walking
    • 1.57 Mi
    • More Difficult
    Trail, Woods

    Big Beech Woods

    Pope Lick Park

    • Biking
    • Picnicking
    • Sightseeing
    • Walking
    Louisville Loop, Overlook, Picnic Area

    Big Vista Overlook

    Broad Run Park

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

    Black Willow Trail

    Beckley Creek Park

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

    Boone Bottoms Trail

    Turkey Run Park

    • Picnicking
    • Sightseeing
    • Walking
    Bike Repair Station, Louisville Loop, Picnic Area, Woods

    Brown-Forman Silo Center

    Turkey Run Park

Rise to the occasion.

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

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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.