Louisville July 19, 2017
These 8 Breathtaking Waterfalls Are Hiding In Louisville
Want to enjoy beautiful Kentucky waterfalls without driving almost three hours to Cumberland Falls? You’re in luck! Listed below are eight amazing waterfalls found in and around Louisville that are just a quick drive away.
1. Fairmont Falls
Located just about 25 minutes from downtown Louisville, Fairmont Falls is one of the largest falls you can find in the area. Get out your hiking shoes and go explore these beautiful falls!
Fairmont Falls is located at 9600 Thixton Ln, Louisville, KY 40291.
2. Beckley Creek
Located in East Louisville, Beckley Creek Park has amazing hiking trails and a lovely waterfall. This park is perfect for a romantic stroll or solitary hike.
Beckley Creek Park is located at 1411 Beckley Creek Pkwy, Louisville, KY 40245.
3. McNeely Lake Park
In addition to fishing, boating, and grilling out with the family, McNeely Lake is a beautiful place to hike. Its falls are among the most beautiful in Kentucky and especially the Louisville area.
McNeely Lake is located at 10500 Cedar Creek Rd, Louisville, KY 40229.
4. Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve
You'll love this 170-acre nature preserve filled with beautiful Kentucky nature to hike through and even camp in. Listen to the water trickle down rocky falls as you walk through this preserve.
The Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve is located at 12501 Harmony Landing Rd, Goshen, KY 40026.
5. Falls of the Ohio
Located just across the river, the Falls of the Ohio is a beautiful place to enjoy waterfalls while viewing the 390 million-year-old fossils beneath your feet. The newly renovated interpretation center is also open, which features history exhibits about the fossils that remain here.
The Falls of the Ohio State Park is located at 201 W Riverside Dr, Clarksville, IN 47129.
6. Clifty Falls State Park
Located about an hour away from Louisville, this waterfall is the farthest on our list but also among the most beautiful. Its rock beds are also filled with fossil remnants of prehistoric marine life, making for a very interesting park to explore!
Clifty Falls State Park is located at 1501 Green Rd, Madison, IN 47250.
7. Tioga Falls
Located about 30 minutes from Louisville, Tioga Falls is a must-see spot for nature lovers.
Tioga Falls is located at Louisville Nashville Turnpike, West Point, KY 40177.
8. Broad Run Park
With 600 acres of nature to explore, you'll never grow tired of Broad Run Park. Its beautiful waterfalls and hiking trails are great places to start enjoying Kentucky nature.
Broad Run Park is located at 11551 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40291.
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