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Blackacre Waterfall Trail is a 1.1 mile loop trail located near Louisville, Kentucky that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and nature trips.

Distance: 1.1 miles Elevation Gain: 39 feet Route Type: Loop

kid friendly

hiking

nature trips

walking

forest

views

waterfall

no dogs

hiking
blowdown
muddy
over grown
6 days ago

This trail is not well maintained. There are a lot of blowdowns over the trail. The trail is also very muddy. The trail is not marked so it is very difficult to follow.

hiking
3 months ago

My wife and I visited to hike the trail, but there were multiple signs declaring no dogs. This should be listed in the qualities of the trail.

hiking
over grown
7 months ago

Lots of spiders!

hiking
bridge out
bugs
over grown
private property
7 months ago

other than the noted above. No views but you're so busy watching your step views don't matter much.

hiking
8 months ago

There were a lot of spiders and some of the trail was overgrown. We actually got lost at one point. But overall we really enjoyed the peaceful surroundings.

hiking
bugs
over grown
rocky
8 months ago

There were really nice farm animals at the barn/office area. We were hoping for a waterfall but it's July. it is indeed packed with spiders. Not a problem as long as you have a hiking stick to use as a spider web breaker lol, thats what my kid brother called it. We did see some crawfish in the creek..there wasnt much water but they were there. The trail did get a bit thick but it was to be expected. Nice, peaceful and quiet hike for all ages.

hiking
bugs
over grown
8 months ago

Poorly maintained and marked. Buggy and packed with spiders and their webs.

hiking
bugs
8 months ago

Some of the prior reviews seem a bit harsh. The photo permit is only for taking pro photos. And yes, the trail is quite spider-y, but that’s to be expected. The return portion of the loop was a touch overgrown, but not outside what you might expect in a small nature reserve like this. We went 2 days ago and the waterfall is dried up, but you’d also expect that at peak July heat. All said, still a very nice little trail and a great first experience at Blackacre. We’ll certainly be back. Easily doable by kids in dry season — would have to see what it’s like with water flow since water does cross the trail.

hiking
bugs
over grown
rocky
8 months ago

lots of spiders and some of the trail was so overgrown it was hard to get around. very rocky and a bit confusing trails... no markers

hiking
9 months ago

This is not dog friendly and you require a "photography permit" to take pictures.

hiking
Sun Mar 10 2019

Never knew this place existed. It’s a very easy hike but we were caught off guard by the cool waterfalls. Nice trail to hit up if you are looking for something quick, easy, and not far away.

hiking
Sun Jan 27 2019

We loved this hidden gem! It was a easy hike with two really neat waterfalls and a pond. Loved the settlement and the animals! Would definitely hike again!!

Fri Nov 02 2018

good hiking. Lots of history within the old buildings that date back to the 1700's. some farm animals and lots of room.

Sun Mar 11 2018

I planned to hike these today but there is a no pets policy so if i cant take my leashed dogs.

hiking
11 days ago

hiking
9 months ago

hiking
Sun Mar 17 2019

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