Skip to content
See all

Members Only – Shawnee Park Guided RiverWalk

Experience Shawnee Park the way Olmsted intended!

Join us for a guided exploration of Shawnee Park, one of three “flagship” parks designed in Louisville by Frederick Law Olmsted in the late 1800’s (along with Cherokee and Iroquois Parks). Amidst the beautiful backdrop of autumn, we’ll hike past unique park features (such as the “Pinetum,” a curated collection of pine family trees) on our way to the RiverWalk, where we’ll take in scenic views of the Ohio River just as Olmsted envisioned. All along the way, we’ll hear from Director of Stewardship Matt Spalding about the ecology of the river and the birds and trees that make this park special. Afterward, hang out at Shawnee Pavilion for complimentary snacks!

Accessibility information: Parking is available at the park. The walking path is paved, but includes hills.

Registration is Required

Tickets are FREE for Olmsted Parks Conservancy members (children under 13 may accompany a paid adult for free, but must be registered in advance).

Tour is rain or shine, but may be subject to postponement or cancellation in the event of severe weather. Weather-appropriate clothes and footwear with good tread are encouraged.

Similar Events

See all

2023 December Member Drive

Renew your commitment to supporting your Olmsted Parks during the December Member Drive!

Algonquin Park

2023 Member Mingle

We are pleased to welcome all Olmsted Parks Conservancy members to the inaugural Member Mingle! …

Iroquois Park

Shawnee Park Cleanup

As part of Louisville Tree Week, we will be hosting a volunteer event near the …

Shawnee Park

Shawnee Park Tree Stroll

As part of Louisville Tree Week, we will be hosting an interpretive hike starting at …

Shawnee Park