With 12,000 acres of land, 120 parks – including 18 Olmsted Parks, more than 70 miles of hiking trails and 60 miles of paved exercise paths, there’s plenty to EXPLORE. Also find out what the future holds for your Metro Parks and Recreation system by checking out park improvement projects by using the links below.



Louisville Parks and Recreation, a nationally accredited parks and recreation agency, manages 120 parks and six parkways on more than 13,000 acres of land, and operates recreation programs for all ages. Its mission is to create a City of Parks where people can play, learn, grow and be healthy. The mission is accomplished by taking care of all parks properties and creating new ones, by providing safe and diverse recreational programs, and by protecting our public lands and resources for future generations. www.bestparksever.com