When August hits and summer’s heat is in full swing, we’re all on the hunt for places to cool down! Luckily, Louisville, KY is home to plenty of water activities around the city that will keep you cool all summer long.
Here is a list of our top 10 favorite local Louisville water activities to beat the heat this summer!
The Adventure Playground and Splash Park is located near the Silver parking lot at Waterfront Park. This park is filled with water cannons, spray misters, and tipping water buckets. This makes for a perfect spot for kids to cool off while having plenty of fun!
Belle of Louisville Riverboats
Choose from a variety of different cruises down the Ohio River on the iconic Belle of Louisville! The Belle is the most widely traveled steamboat in American history – it will certainly make for a fun day on the water for everyone.
The Kentucky Kingdom and Hurricane Bay
This waterpark is filled with waterslides and wave pools for every age, making it the perfect spot for the whole family to cool off.
E.P. Tom Sawyer State Park
After a day spent playing on the playground or hiking and biking trails at this state park, enjoy some time spent poolside at the community pool!
Big Rock and Cherokee Park
If you are looking to cool off in nature, this swimming hole is for you!
River City Paddlesports
Operated by The Louisville Community Boathouse, this company provides Louisville with canoeing, kayaking, and rowing opportunities. You can find all of your equipment rentals and instructional classes here!
Taylorsville Lake State Park
This lake will provide you with the opportunity to enjoy all of your favorite water activities, including; fishing, canoeing, kayaking, swimming, and more!
Nachand Canoe and Kayak
This business will set you up with everything needed for a day of paddling. Choose from half-day or full-day rentals and let the adventure begin!
Beckley Creek Park
If you are in need of a change of scenery, this park will provide you with the perfect getaway to spend some time fishing.
Endless Summer Paddle
Consider this your Louisville home base for all things SUP (Stand Up Paddleboarding)! From intro classes to yoga classes, rentals, and more – the Endless Summer Paddle has your day out on the water covered.
At Four Seasons Landscape Management, we are always encouraging more time spent outdoors. Whether you are out on an adventure or enjoying time spent in your very own backyard – we believe that any time spent outside is never wasted. Before heading outside, make sure to bring sunscreen and plenty of water, and always be on the lookout for shady spots.
Keep cool Louisville, and enjoy your summer! And don’t forget to contact Four Seasons Landscape Management for all of your lawn care and landscaping needs.