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