Blueridge Outdoors Highlights Louisville

Posted by Spalding Hurst

July 5, 2011

When you think of Louisville, the first things that come to mind are bourbon, the Derby, and Slugger bats. But the best things about this bustling city on the banks of the Ohio River are its parks. Louisville has 112 parks totaling more than 11,000 acres and one of only five park systems in America designed by Fredrick Law Olmsted Sr., known best for creating New York City’s Central Park. With all of that green space, it’s no wonder the city’s active population is burning off their mint juleps by riding downtown singletrack and running on a vast network of city trails.

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