Broad Run Park Grand Opening

Broad Run Park, the fourth and final park in BIA Member The Parklands of Floyds Fork system, opened to the public on Friday, April 15, 2016. The nearly 600-acre park features trails for hiking, biking and paddling, a playground and sprayground and rental facilities where area residents can celebrate birthdays, reunions, and other special occasions.



  • Approximately 600 acres
  • 3.34 new miles of park road (Broad Run Parkway) connecting Broad Run Road to Bardstown Road
  • Extended paddling trail
  • Seaton Valley Paddling Access to Broad Run Valley Paddling Access: 3.5 miles
  • Broad Run Valley Paddling Access to Cliffside Paddling Access: 2.5 miles
  • New reservable pavilions:
  • Woodland Pavilion: capacity 125, adjacent lawn included
  • Redbud Shelter: seated capacity 36, adjacent to Playground & Sprayground (ideal for birthday parties!)
  • Greensward: 15 acre lawn
  • Cliffside Playground & Sprayground: Come play at Louisville’s newest and most spectacular playground! On May 2nd the Sprayground water will be turned on.
  • New trails to explore:
  • Louisville Loop (3.8 miles, paved, hike/bike)
  • Highland Crossing (0.87 miles, paved, hike only)
  • Greensward Trail (0.7 miles, paved, hike only)
  • Riparian Ramble (1.2 miles, soft trail along Floyds Fork, hike/bike)
  • Limestone Gorge Trail (1.25 miles, soft surface,  hike only, more difficult) – opening later this spring
  • Karst Climb (0.8 miles, soft surface, hike/bike, more difficult) – opening later this spring