Otter Creek Park Re-Opens

Calling it an “adventure tourism paradise,” Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear re-opened Otter Creek Park Wednesday. The Meade County park was previously run by Louisville Metro Government, but the city closed it at the beginning of 2009 due to budget cuts. The park will now re-open under the operation of the Kentucky Department of Fish and… Continue reading Otter Creek Park Re-Opens

Otter Creek Park To Re-Open In 2011

By Stephanie Crosby Otter Creek Park in Meade County will get a new breath of life when it re-opens next spring under a new operator. The park is owned by Louisville Metro Government and had been operated by Metro Parks until last year, when it was shut down because of budget cuts. A new agreement… Continue reading Otter Creek Park To Re-Open In 2011

Metro Parks Still Searching for Otter Creek Operator

One year ago, Louisville Metro Government closed Otter Creek Park in Meade County to save 600-thousand dollars in the budget. Now, the parks department is still working to find an operator for the facility. Spokesperson Jason Cissell says the process is taking a long time because they’re still working with the five entities that made… Continue reading Metro Parks Still Searching for Otter Creek Operator

Otter Creek Supporters Organizing

The planned closing of Otter Creek Park has prompted the formation of a citizens group that’s trying to prevent the shutdown. The park is in Meade County but is owned by Louisville Metro Government. Mayor Jerry Abramson ordered it closed effective January 1st to help bring the city budget into balance. Anna Collins is a… Continue reading Otter Creek Supporters Organizing