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Address: 416 Rebmann Lane, Lexington, KY
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great nature place

Nice place to walk, hike, enjoy nature, have a picnic, run! McConnell Springs has a nice path to follow.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This is a wonderful place for an easy hike. A quiet oasis in the middle of an industrial area. It's main attraction is the Springs, said to be the birthplace of Lexington. The walking paths are easy and interesting. The little science museum is filled with interesting displays of the wildlife. On a nice day you can eat outside. On... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

McConnell Springs is a great place for people of all ages to enjoy nature. The hiking trails and nature center are both well maintained. When we were there a cabin was being added and was being constructed the way it would have been during the early historic days of Lexington. We attended a wedding there in March. The ceremony took... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Located off of Versailles Road behind an industrial complex, McConnell Springs is a beautiful little park that's great for a lunch time walk or a short hike while staying within the city limits. The trail is both paved and mulched, so it will accommodate a stroller, and it's an easy hike, perfect for young, old, fit, and the more sedate.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Park used to be a mess, at least it has been cleaned up, used to be the dumping place for all the business that you have to go through to get it ot..

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Lexington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Nice place to walk, hike, enjoy nature, have a picnic, run! McConnell Springs has a nice path to follow.

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Versailles, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Very clean and reasonable place for large parties. (up to 300) Accommodations for a band and entertainment. Reasonably priced.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We love spending a few hours here every few months. Love the walking paths, natural springs and the nature center. They offer wonderful programs as well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Great and fun hike, easy trails and I love the rock walls!!! As always for this kind of nature walk, bring water, a snack, and pick up any litter others may have accidentally left.

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Lexington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Allows for a lot of interaction between kids (visitors in general) and hands on displays in the visitors center as well as the great outdoors!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

I went there when I was younger with a camp but if you want to go and have a good time go with your family. They have an inside bathrooms it's free and there are fun things to hike and look around. Overall with my family it was a good experience. The last time I went was in August of... More 

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Additional Information about McConnell Springs

Address: 416 Rebmann Lane, Lexington, KY
Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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