Black Willow Trail

Louisville, KY
Length: 1.69 mi.

About This Trail

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1.69 mile hiking trail made mostly of crushed stone and rated “easy.” It begins at the southern end of the Thornton Bridge and widely circles the Humana Grand Allee, passing by wooded areas, through meadows, and along Floyds Fork before meeting up with the Louisville Loop and circling back to the bridge.

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Trail Features

Seasons Fall, Spring, Summer, and Winter
Surface type Mixed
Stroller friendly Yes
ADA accessible No
Water fountains No
Bathrooms No
Cell reception Excellent
Pet friendly Yes
Nearby convenience store No
Camping Nearby No
Emergency support
within 5 miles

Trail highlights

Lake and Wildlife Viewing

There is only limited shade at a part of this trail. Because it’s a loop around a general parking spot it’s easy to jump on or off when needed.

It is easy to do part of the trail and then walk down the middle to visit the ducks.

Fee & Parking Details

Fee : $0.00

Parking lot by the fountain has a trail head near the bridge.

Parking lot by the soccer fields has access to the trail by the bridge.

Trail Contributor

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From Louisville, KY I am ambassador to Hike it Baby Louisville. I am a mom of 2 and we love getting outside with friends!


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