|May 5 2020||
Trail construction closes Scott's Gap section to hiking through May
Because of new trail construction, the Scott's Gap section of Jefferson Memorial Forest will be closed to hiking during the month of May. The parking area will host construction equipment as construction is ongoing, and parking along Scott's Gap Road is prohibited until the project is complete.
|Mar 13 2020||
Impacts of Coronavirus pandemic on Louisville Parks and Recreation
Information from this release has changed: please review the press release dated March 14, 2020 for the latest on our response to the Coronavirus outbreak.
|Jan 17 2020||
Groundbreaking held for Shawnee Park boat ramp project
|Oct 7 2019||
Wilderness Louisville Forest Adventure Set for Saturday, October 19
Adventure will feature overnight camping for the first time
|Sep 23 2019||
“Canoemobile” back for 8th year
Fun and exploration on the Ohio River Oct. 4-5
|Jun 19 2019||
Louisville Parks and Recreation to host two-day “Pick Up The Parks” event
Help clean up your neighborhood park following the Fourth of July
|May 16 2019||
Council members Fox and Fowler encourage everyone to come out and enjoy great music at the 15th Annual Forest Fest
There are few places in Metro Louisville where you will find scenic beauty and hear great Bluegrass Music. In the springtime, the best place to find both is at the Jefferson Memorial Forest.
On Saturday, May 18th Council members Mark Fox (D-13) and Cindi Fowler (D-14) proudly present the 15th Annual Forest Fest.
|Apr 15 2019||
Louisville ECHO: A West Louisville Outdoor Recreation Initiative
The Natural Areas Division of Louisville (Kentucky) Parks is increasing equitable access to nature through its Louisville Is Engaging Children Outdoors (Louisville ECHO) initiative. The department is addressing social determinants of health by expanding environmental education and outdoor recreation programming within underserved communities, including communities of color in west Louisville, and the program has expanded steadily since its inception in 2008.
|Mar 7 2019||
Southwest Dream Team Unveils Their Fifth Annual South Points Scenic Area Map
|Feb 19 2019||
Aetna Foundation, American Public Health Association and the National Association of Counties Unveil Winners of National Health Challenge
As part of an ongoing commitment to supporting community health and wellness, the Aetna Foundation today announced the winners of the Healthiest Cities & Counties Challenge (the Challenge).
|Dec 6 2018||
Fun, affordable activities abound throughout Louisville during upcoming winter break
Mayor Greg Fischer and other local leaders today reminded families of the many free and low-cost activities to keep students active and engaged during winter break.
|Oct 15 2018||
Louisville Parks and Recreation Awarded $195,000 for Green Stormwater Infrastructure Project
|Oct 1 2018||
“Canoemobile” relocated to McNeely Lake Park
Due to high water on the Ohio River, this weekend's Canoemobile on Oct. 5-6 will be relocated to McNeely Lake Park, 10500 Cedar Lake Road . The Canoemobile allows residents ages three and older to take guided trips in 24-foot canoes on the Ohio River.
|Sep 20 2018||
“Canoemobile” back for 7th year
The Canoemobile is coming back to Shawnee and Riverview Parks on Oct. 5-6 for its seventh year on the banks of the Ohio River.
|Jul 20 2018||
Louisville provides glimpse of future regional Shawnee Outdoor Learning Center
For renderings of the Shawnee Outdoor Learning Center see below: