Park Features

Self-Guided Tours

There are many opportunities to enjoy beautiful works of art throughout Waterfront Park. Take a walk to see them all!

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Accessibility

We believe everyone should have access to the waterfront. We made sure to build all of our walkways to ADA standards.

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Big Four Bridge

The Big Four Bridge is a six-span former railroad truss bridge that crosses the Ohio River, connecting Louisville, Kentucky, and Jeffersonville, Indiana.

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Belle of Louisville

At over 100 years old, the Belle of Louisville is a steam powered and paddle propelled piece of history.

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Boat Docks

Whether you are coming or going, we provide a safe place to dock your boat and experience our spectacular waterfront.

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Playgrounds

When we play, we interact with the world around us. Come swing, climb, splash, and pretend at one of the park’s two play areas.

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Lincoln Memorial

Dedicated in the summer of 2009, the 12-foot Lincoln Memorial was part of the bicentennial celebration of Lincoln’s birth.

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Picnic Areas

Our park offers some of the best scenic views in the city to enjoy a picnic. There are five areas, with picnic tables, to enjoy your lunch, family gatherings, and

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Public Art

Public art enhances everyone’s view of the park. We believe high-quality art installations are vital to building a dynamic and welcoming environment for everyone.

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Rowing

River City Paddlesports provide our community with canoeing, kayaking, and rowing opportunities as well as a place to launch and store boats.

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Swing Garden

Located on the West side of the Big Four Lawn is the Swing Garden where you can rest on a swing or bench amongst the trees.

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Big Four® Bridge Thunder, Airshow, and Airshow Practice closure times:
Friday, April 19 – closed 11 AM until 5 PM (Airshow Practice)
Saturday, April 20 – closed 9 AM until 11:30 PM