21st Century Parks http://wfpl.org en 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 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