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Best trails in Louisville

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Looking for a great trail near Louisville, Kentucky? AllTrails has 45 great hiking trails, trail running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around O'Bannon Woods State Park or Charlestown State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Harrods Creek Park or Jefferson County Memorial Forest. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 28 easy trails in Louisville ranging from 0.7 to 13.9 miles and from 442 to 777 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Louisville
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#1 - Cherokee Park Trail
Cherokee Park
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Length: 4.8 mi • Est. 2 h 12 m
Dirt trail throughout Cherokee Park. The best entrance is at the fountain on the scenic loop. Offline map recommended. Users have reported that the trail is not marked well.Show more
#2 - Wild Hyacinth Trail
The Parklands of Floyds Fork: Turkey Run Park
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Length: 2 mi • Est. 54 m
Wild Hyacinth Trail is a 2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Louisville, Kentucky that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walkiShow more
#3 - Scotts Gap Loop Trail
Jefferson County Memorial Forest
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Length: 3.3 mi • Est. 1 h 46 m
Scotts Gap Loop Trail is a 3.3 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Louisville, Kentucky that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hikinShow more
#4 - Boones Bottom Trail
The Parklands of Floyds Fork: Turkey Run Park
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Length: 1.1 mi • Est. 27 m
Nice, simple trail with pretty scenery. Mostly shaded with some sunny areas. Plenty of places to walk down to the water. Super easy and flat trail that winds along the fork. Very well maintained. Kid Show more
#5 - Anchorage Trail
Louisville, Kentucky
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 54 m
Beautiful, easy, paved trail. Great for kids (strollers) and those with mobility issues. You can "hop" off the trail to the "amphitheater" area which is creekside and/or meander off, down to the creeShow more
#6 - Limestone Gorge Loop
Broad Run Park
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Length: 1.2 mi • Est. 35 m
Limestone Gorge Loop is a 1.2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Louisville, Kentucky that features a great forest setting. The trail is rated as moderate and is primarily used for hikShow more
#7 - Scenic Loop Trail
Cherokee Park
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Length: 2.4 mi • Est. 1 h 4 m
Scenic Loop Trail is a 2.4 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Louisville, Kentucky that features a great forest setting and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hShow more
#8 - Louisville Loop
William F. Miles Park
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Length: 13.9 mi • Est. 6 h 2 m
Great Park with options to hike, kayak, bike, jog. Trail to expand over next few years. Main paved trail follows Floyd's Fork.Show more
#9 - Big Beech and Prairie Preserve via Louisville Loop
The Parklands of Floyds Fork: Pope Lick Park
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Length: 4.1 mi • Est. 1 h 46 m
Big Beech and Prairie Preserve via Louisville Loop is a 4.1 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Louisville, Kentucky that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail ofShow more
#10 - Paw Paw Trail to Hickory Trail Loop
The Parklands of Floyds Fork: Turkey Run Park
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Length: 6 mi • Est. 2 h 42 m
Paw Paw Trail to Hickory Trail Loop is a 6 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Louisville, Kentucky that features a great forest setting. The trail is rated as moderate and offers a numberShow more
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