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Louisville Waterfront Park

231 E Witherspoon St, Louisville, KY 40202-1397
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River front

Beautiful place to picnic, relax and enjoy the sun. Bring a piece of cardboard to slide down the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
wanda n
Castalian Springs, Tennessee
Great place

Coming from Chattanooga, TN where there is an excellent waterfront, Louisville does not disappoint... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Donna R
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“water features” (11 reviews)
“green space” (7 reviews)
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231 E Witherspoon St, Louisville, KY 40202-1397
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful place to picnic, relax and enjoy the sun. Bring a piece of cardboard to slide down the grassy hills near by.

Thank wanda n
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Coming from Chattanooga, TN where there is an excellent waterfront, Louisville does not disappoint. Great field where events are held, water features, park with benches, restaurants...this is a great place to spend some time alone, with friends, with family or with a special person.

Thank Donna R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Waterfront park is a nice place for a stroll along the river. It has Joes Crab Shack for a bite, river boat cruises are available, and a great view of the city. Parking was only $3

Thank Dennis M
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Nice spot to get away from the big city. Lots of great views of the river lots of paths and green spaces. Parking can get to be a problem on weekends.

Thank shaun r
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We started in the grey lot (right next to the playgrounds). Loved it!!! Went across the beautiful historic bridge and back, lovely walk over the river, great history and clean, well-kept. The playground next to the bridge is fabulous, with tons of play areas. Too...More

Thank Penny H
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This park is right on the river. There is a walkway that leads to a playground and benches where you can sit and take in the beautiful view.

Thank viator5
Reviewed 24 August 2017

we enjoyed the waterfront area of biking path from waterfront park to lannan memorial park. the lincoln statue area is nicely done.

1  Thank crislane1
Reviewed 22 August 2017

great to stroll around easy to get too family friendly do not have to be to fit to get around just watch the geese

Thank 461glennw
Reviewed 19 August 2017

We started at the baseball field and walked to the big 4 bridge so didn't see everything, but still saw quite a bit. Really enjoyed the atmosphere of the park and really nice to see so many families using it. Near the big 4 bridge...More

Thank rduinc
Reviewed 13 August 2017

My husband and I (seniors) were visiting Louisville and had an opportunity to visit many attractions both in Kentucky and Indiana. The Waterfront Park has lots to do for everyone and it is also very picturesque with the Ohio River, The Big Four Bridges, Lincoln...More

2  Thank MaryannF650
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11 May 2017|
Response from citychic1 | Reviewed this property |
There are a couple of restaurants. Joe's Crab shack comes to mind. But I don't believe there is outdoor seating and dog friendly. If you go up a few blocks off of the river, there are up around Main street.
13 January 2015|
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Response from William P | Reviewed this property |
Thunder is, I am told, the largest fireworks display in the US. It is really incredible, especially when viewed from the nearby Waterfront. It is preceded by an afternoon air show, with lots of interesting planes (often... More