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Archive: Wayside Park

News: Cyclists Love Olmsted Parks and Parkways!

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June 05, 2013


The Olmsted Parks and Parkways have a long shared history with cycling, including the following: In 1897, in honor of the Board of Park Commissioners who authorized construction of a cinder path for bikes along Southern Parkway, 10,000 bicyclists paraded from downtown Louisville to Southern Parkway and then to Iroquois Park. Bugles and cannon fire more >

News: Louisville Bicycle Club rides in to Wayside Park

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June 16, 2011

This past Saturday, several members of Louisville Bicycle Club rode into Wayside Park to help weed and mulch the flower beds they planted last fall. After volunteering for a couple hours to spruce up their adopted Frederick Law Olmsted Park, they continued on their morning ride. Many thanks to this dedicated group of folks who help to restore more >