There is no public parking or trailhead. There are no magnificent views, unless you enjoy looking at power lines. The trail was a nice wide concrete trail that follows the creek and winds it's way through a lot of different areas housing, farm, parks, Given the many average reviews on this trail we almost skipped it, but are really happy we stopped. It was a cooler late October day on our way back to Minnesota and it turned out to be our last ride of the year. Not sure what the trail is like further along but this section is world class and worth a ride.
I live an hour away from Lexington in Louisville which has its own awesome trail at the Parklands if you're in KY anyway , but I drive to Lexington times a month just to enjoy the beauty, serenity and pristine trail on the Legacy Trail.
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It recently has been extended another three miles past the Kentucky Horse park, making for a nice 25 mile round trip from near the YMCA downtown. The rolling hills, restrooms in the middle and lots of horse country, streams, bridges and well maintained paved trails make this is a great ride!! Rode this trail on 30 Sep as part of the BourbonCountryBurn bike tour. Trail is very well maintained. Takes you to many old restaurants in the Lexington area. This is a nice little trail slightly over two miles in length running from Masterston Station Park to Alexandria Drive.
It seems to be a decent place to be enjoyed by those who live in the neighborhoods to which it is connected, but, at this point, isn't really useful for any other purpose. There are no trailheads or public parking of any kind. There seem to be long term plans to extend the trail along the existing rail corridor toward downtown Lexington, but those plans have been around for a while and very little has materialized. Lexington has been very good at following through with its trail projects.
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One would have to assume that this one is not very high on the list of priorities. This is a scenic trail through 4 beautiful parks and a 5 mile connecting section all off road all along Floyd's Fork in easy reach of Louisville Metro. The trail is nicely paved the entire way with access to water fountains, restrooms, and bicycle repair stations strategically placed along the way.
The trail provides a nice mix of terrain ranging from flat to rolling to hilly. There are even play and spraygrounds in a couple of the parks. In April a friend and I took a break from interstate driving to ride the Legacy Trail into Lexington and back to its north end. The trail is good pavement and well marked. We liked the frequent signs telling the history and ecology of the area. Also, artists painted the trail surface in places, so it was fun to see their work. If you have time, ride into Lexington from the south end of the trail, to see the restored houses and enjoy a cup of coffee.
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Over the River and Through the Woods
Undoubtedly the biggest development over the last decade has been the completion of the Parklands of Floyds Fork segment. This well-loved, mile, off-road portion of the Loop follows the nearly 4,acre Parklands along its north-south corridor and lives up to its name, encompassing no fewer than four parks.
At the Strand, nature lovers can observe wildlife at Catfish Bend, while archaeology buffs can search for fossils deposited on the gravel bars of Mussel Bend. Completing the Loop will be the suburban Limestone Belt Northeast, which will pick up from the northern tip of the Parklands and loop west to the city of Prospect and the Ohio River Valley Northeast.
The Louisville Loop is already living up to its goal of linking people to places and each other. The dynamic project has brought together not only trail users, but also a vast network of partners making the work possible. Such efforts are bearing fruit in people such as Murphy, who has been riding with the club since the day he retired in and is determined to lead a more car-free lifestyle, partly due to health reasons.
In addition to leading the mile-roundtrip Thursday morning rides for bike club members, many of whom are fellow retirees, Murphy helps lead new-rider clinics in inner city areas.
On a weekly basis, he witnesses non-experienced bikers transform into confident trail riders. Representing so much more than a recreational path, the Louisville Loop is addressing the quality of life, prosperity and connectivity of its community, making it a powerful example of how active transportation networks deserve a place in the federal infrastructure discussion. Trail of the Month: