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Knobstone Trail — Deam Lake
40+ miles of technical trails. Check with DNR for current trail conditions. Sections of the trail can be closed due to storms and repairs. Located just off Hwy 60, between New Albany and Borden.
Hayswood Nature Reserve
Perrin Family Park
Sam Peden Community Park
1.25 mile running/walking/biking trail, most of which surrounds a beautiful lake. Other recreation opportunities are also available there.
Ohio River Greenway
The Ohio River Greenway is a 7 mile road/path along the banks of the Ohio River in Southern Indiana. The project will connect to the Kentucky side of the river utilizing the Big 4 Bridge in Jeffersonville and the K&I bridge in New Albany.
Charleston State Park
Harrison-Crawford State Forest
Has a 2.5 mile paved loop with one lane devoted to pedestrian traffic and also numerous trails in a hilly setting. The park can be easily accessed from Bardstown Road by turning East onto Eastern Parkway.
E.P. “Tom” Sawyer Park
Located on Freys Hill Road in eastern Jefferson County. Freys Hill Road is just off Westport Road and the Gene Snyder Expressway near the Springhurst Shopping Center. This park has a one-mile crushed limestone fitness trail, plus a one-mile path through the woods. There are also ample opportunities to traverse the fields and 5 kilometer cross country course.
Located in southern Jefferson County. This heavily wooded and hilly park can be accessed easily from Southern Parkway. There is a 3.1 mile road with a pedestrian lane around the bottom of the park, with another road (usually closed to traffic) that leads to the top.
Starts at the wharf in downtown Louisville and proceeds downstream along the river for seven miles and upstream for approximately a mile. Eventually the River Walk and the path at Cox’s park 4-5 miles upstream, will be linked.
This park adjoins Cherokee Park and is much smaller. Nonetheless, it definitely sees its share of activity with numerous team sports and hundreds of walkers taking advantage of the 1.2 mile paved loop around the perimeter. The path is well lit for those winter nights.
Jefferson Memorial Forest
35 miles of trails in the hills of Kentucky. It has multiple venues to discover and explore. The forest is located off exit Exit #8 on I-265.
Joe Creason Park
Bernheim has over 35 miles of trails available for jogging, hiking and biking. These trails loop through the knobs and valleys, along ridges and hollows. It also has over 10 miles of paved roads.