These 12 Excellent Hikes Are Only An Hour (Or Less) From Louisville

Louisville is a city bursting with art, music, sports, and delicious food… but sometimes you need a break from all of that action. If you want to get some exercise and be outside, but only have time for a day hike, check out these 12 awesome trails that are only an hour (or less) from Louisville!

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There are dozens of hikes near Louisville, but these 12 are perfect for a quick escape from the city and are sure to wear you out! You will feel like you got a mini vacation…without the travel time!

If you are looking for an adventure and are willing to drive a little bit further, check out these 10 Challenging Hiking Trails In Red River Gorge!