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Louisville Waterfront Park

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Address: 231 Witherspoon, Louisville, KY
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Great For Families

There are so many activities at this park! Right on the banks of the Ohio River, there is a large playground, plenty of trails for biking or walking, and even a water interaction... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
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Louisville, Kentucky
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164 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

There are so many activities at this park! Right on the banks of the Ohio River, there is a large playground, plenty of trails for biking or walking, and even a water interaction area. During the summer, there are also some great concerts on the Waterfront. Check out Forecastle Fest in July every year!

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Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We rented one of the 4-person bikes and rode throughout the park. Incredible views along the riverfront and nice places of interest along the way (including the Abraham Lincoln statue). Word of caution: Certain areas in the path required you to leave the park and ride/walk along the main road, due to construction.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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28 reviews 28 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

I wish we'd figure out what a downtown is supposed to be, but Waterfront Park is the best idea this little town has had yet. Taking what used to be an industrial wasteland and turning it into a clean, manicured setting that offers something for everyone has been the best thing I've ever seen the city do.

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Rising Sun, Maryland
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56 reviews 56 reviews
15 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Smaller than I thought (unless there was a part I didn't see?) but it's a cool little stop! It's worth the time out of your day to check out!

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Nashville, Tennessee
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Beautiful open space, paved trails, manmade waterfalls, park benches and swings right on the water's edge. Probably very expensive to maintain water features, but it was very nice for a New Year's Day walk.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

I loved hter seen and the tiem i spent with my man. It was much very cold though. because it was january.

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chandler, Indiana
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Stopped at the park on our way home. There are so many little spots to pull off from and enjoy; parking was free, although somewhat hard to come by on a busy day. There were plenty of options for play, lots of pedestrian paths to explore, and lots of shade. I had injured my back and was unable to get... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

There's always something going on at the Waterfront. We love the music performances and festivals. It's a great area to sit and watch boats and aircraft as well as enjoying the river and people. Lovely walk and parks along the river. One of our favs!

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Cleveland, Ohio, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We needed to give our dogs a good, long walk and this place fit the bill. What the city has created offers stunning views of the river and area bridges; the waterfall-like feature is beautiful and the children's play area offered many options for the kids we saw. The grounds were maintained well, we had no problem finding parking and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I thought the park was beautiful because it was organic. You could really feel that the river was the main attraction. The main building was lovely and I appreciated the historical signs along the way.

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