Eat, Explore, and More at Louisville’s Waterfront Park

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Located not far from our Louisville apartmentsWaterfront Park is a fun destination that connects you to the Ohio River. Here, you can dine, discover public art, and more. Read on to discover some of what you will find during your next visit:

Louisville Community Boathouse 

Paddle down the river and enjoy a peaceful day on the water. Operated by River City Paddlesports, the Louisville Community Boathouse offers canoeing, kayaking, and rowing opportunities. Here, you’ll also find fun classes and a place to launch your rental. 

Big Four Bridge 

Built in 1895, Big Four was a railroad bridge offering rail access to passengers and freight traveling between Louisville and southern Indiana. It operated until 1969. Today, about 1.5 million walkers and cyclists are estimated to cross the bridge every year. At night, its colorful lights put on a show between twilight and 1:00 a.m. 

Belle of Louisville 

A National Historical Landmark, the Belle of Louisville has offered a unique look at the Ohio River for more than a century. Climb aboard to sightsee, hear live music, or sample a delicious four-course dinner. You can also enjoy a ride aboard the Mary M. Miller, the newest riverboat addition to the waterfront.

Self-guided Public Art Walk 

Take a stroll and enjoy the park’s self-guided art walk. One of the pieces you will discover is Flock of Finns. Found near the corner of Preston and Witherspoon streets, these 28 metal bird sculptures were inspired by the works of local folk artist Marvin Finn. Other pieces include TetraGracehoper, and the Lincoln Memorial

Before heading to Waterfront Park, start your day with a sweet treat at a nearby donut shop. If you would like to call Axis on Lexington home, please contact us. Our leasing team will be happy to show you everything our apartments in Louisville, KY have to offer. 

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