City Seeks Input on McNeely Lake Park Master Plan

Louisville Metro Parks will hold a public meeting tomorrow to collect comments on the future of McNeely Lake Park. The 740-acre park in southeast Louisville is the last of the city’s large parks without a master plan. The park has trails, a stable and, as the name implies, a lake. The master plan is meant […]

Metro Parks Will Hold Forum on Ash Borer Tonight

Metro Government officials are warning that the Emerald Ash Borer could do significant damage in Louisville. The invasive pest, which infects and eventually kills ash trees, has been in Kentucky since 2009, and the Parks Department will hold a forum about the insect tonight. As their name suggests, the insects are emerald-colored and infect ash […]

Parks Damaged By Storms, Heat Slows Cleanup

Crews with Louisville Metro Parks will spend the next two weeks cleaning up damage from last night’s severe storms. Chicasaw and Shawnee parks as well the parkways and Flaget Center saw the most damage. Crews spent much of today finding and moving fallen trees and hanging limbs that posed dangers to park visitors. Metro Parks […]

Four Metro Parks Pools Open This Weekend

by Stephanie Crosby Louisville Metro Parks is opening its four outdoor pools this weekend. Spokesperson Jason Cissell says they traditionally open the pools over Memorial Day weekend, but sometimes they don’t get a lot of initial turnout. “We’re pretty optimistic about this weekend,” says Cissell, “a lot of times come Memorial Day weekend, the temperatures […]