Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Walking Paths in Oldham County

If you're tired of walking your neighborhood pavement, try visiting one of these Oldham County walking paths. Between area parks, private gardens and long stretches of sidewalk, there are plenty of options for Oldham Countians to hit the pavement by foot or bike. 


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MAPLES PARK

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COMMERCE PARKWAY
LAGRANGE

Commerce Parkway (Part of the Oldham County Greenways project)
Longer, straight path
Flat, paved walking path along Commerce Parkway
Parking is available near the 393 end and near the Oldham County Public Library
Biking allowed
Vehicle traffic at street intersections

CRESTWOOD

Maples Park
6826 W. Hwy 22
Circle path
Flat, paved path around the park's greenspace
Parking near both entrances to park 
Biking allowed
Low vehicle traffic crossing the path

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PEGGY BAKER PARK
Peggy Baker Park
6887 Abbott Lane
Circle path 
Flat, paved path around the park's playground and greenspace
Parking throughout park
Biking allowed
No vehicle traffic crossing the path

Briar Hill Park
7400 E. Orchard Grass Blvd.
Very short, circle path
Flat, paved path around park's playground area
Parking near path
Biking allowed
No vehicle traffic crossing the path

Veteran's Memorial Park
5901 Veteran's Memorial Pkwy.
Very short, circle path
Monuments throughout the path
Parking near path
This is a monument park, not meant for biking purposes
No vehicle traffic crossing the path

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YEW DELL BOTANICAL GARDENS
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens (currently closed due to Covid-19)
6220 Old LaGrange Rd.
Circle path
Flat, paved path around the botanical gardens
Membership or admission fee required (there are free admission months during the winter months)
No biking allowed
No dogs allowed (there are "Hounds on the Grounds" days during the year)
Parking lot
No vehicle traffic crossing the path

BUCKNER

Wendell Moore Park
1551 Hwy. 393
Longer, straight path
Mostly flat (some hilly areas) paved path
Parking near path
Biking allowed
No vehicle traffic crossing the path

PEWEE VALLEY

Central Park
105 Central Ave.
Very short circle path
Flat, paved path around park
Parking near path
Biking allowed
No vehicle traffic crossing the path

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WENDELL MOORE PARK
Hwy 146/LaGrange Road
Sidewalk that runs from Crestwood to Louisville line
Parking near area businesses in Crestwood
Biking allowed
Vehicle traffic at street intersections

PROSPECT (Louisville, close to Oldham County)

Hays Kennedy Park
7303 Beachland Beach Rd.
Longer circle path
Flat, paved path around the playground and greenspace
Parking near the path
Biking allowed
No vehicle traffic crossing the path

East End Bridge
Longer straight path 
Flat, paved path running from Prospect to Indiana
Parking near Prospect entrance
Biking allowed
No vehicle traffic crossing the path, but definitely running along the path

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