Parklands of Floyds Fork http://wfpl.org en Ricky Skaggs and More Play Bluegrass Concert to Benefit Parklands of Floyds Fork http://wfpl.org/post/ricky-skaggs-and-more-play-bluegrass-concert-benefit-parklands-floyds-fork <p>The Parklands of Floyds&nbsp;Fork system is still under construction, but the two northernmost parks - Beckley Creek Park and Pope Lick Park - are open. On Friday,&nbsp;Beckley Creek Park will host the&nbsp;Creekside Jam concert, the Parklands' first ticketed concert featuring acclaimed Bluegrass musicians Ricky Skaggs &amp; Kentucky Thunder, "newgrass" pioneer Sam Bush, and Rhonda Vincent and the Rage.</p><p>Beckley Creek Park is <a href="http://www.theparklands.org/Parks/Beckley-Creek-Park">located off Shelbyville Road near the Gene Snyder Freeway</a>.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Erin Keane 9838 at http://wfpl.org Ricky Skaggs and More Play Bluegrass Concert to Benefit Parklands of Floyds Fork Parklands of Floyds Fork to Unveil 677 New Acres Next Weekend http://wfpl.org/post/parklands-floyds-fork-unveil-677-new-acres-next-weekend <p><a href="http://theparklands.org/" target="_blank">The Parklands at Floyds Fork</a> will more than double in size next weekend. The park will hold <a href="http://theparklands.org/in-the-news/beckley-creek-and-pope-lick-park-grand-opening-weekend-schedule-of-public-events/" target="_blank">events on Friday, Saturday and Sunday</a> to commemorate the opening of 677 acres of new public space in southeastern Jefferson County.</p> Mon, 02 Sep 2013 15:46:00 +0000 Erica Peterson 6633 at http://wfpl.org Parklands of Floyds Fork to Unveil 677 New Acres Next Weekend Final Construction Phase Begins for Parklands of Floyds Fork http://wfpl.org/post/final-construction-phase-begins-parklands-floyds-fork <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Work is underway to incorporate 2,400 acres in southeastern Jefferson County into the </span><a href="http://theparklands.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Parklands of Floyds Fork </a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">project along the </span>Floyds<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Fork watershed.</span></p> Wed, 03 Jul 2013 18:38:03 +0000 Joseph Lord 6005 at http://wfpl.org Final Construction Phase Begins for Parklands of Floyds Fork Parklands Project Steadily Moving Forward http://wfpl.org/post/parklands-project-steadily-moving-forward <p>The developers of a 4,000 acre public parks system along the Floyds Fork watershed in eastern and southeastern Louisville say the project is on schedule for completion in 2015.</p><p></p><p>The <a href="http://theparklands.org/park-info/park-designs/">Parklands of Floyds Fork</a> is being opened in phases. Earlier this month, several amenities were made available to the public in Beckley Creek Park, one of four parks in the system. They include hiking and biking trails and a fishing pier.</p><p></p> Thu, 22 Nov 2012 13:00:00 +0000 Rick Howlett 2574 at http://wfpl.org Parklands Project Steadily Moving Forward Work Begins On Third Phase of Parklands Project http://wfpl.org/post/work-begins-third-phase-parklands-project <p>Construction has begun on another phase of the <a href="http://theparklands.org/">Parklands of Floyds Fork</a>, the nearly&nbsp;4,000 acre park system under development in eastern and southeastern Louisville.</p><p>Ground was broken today on a section that will include a half-mile, tree-lined walk called the Humana&nbsp;Grand Allee .&nbsp; &nbsp;It&rsquo;s being funded with an $8 million donation from Humana and its employees.</p><p>The Parklands&rsquo; Scott Martin says this is the third of the project&rsquo;s four major phases along the Floyds Fork watershed.</p> Wed, 27 Jun 2012 20:32:25 +0000 Rick Howlett 820 at http://wfpl.org Work Begins On Third Phase of Parklands Project