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6:00 am
Thu May 29, 2014

Group Says More Accessibility, Spending Needed in Louisville's Parks System

Rendering of Beckley Creek Park in southeastern Louisville
Credit Parklands of Floyds Fork

Louisville sits near the bottom of the 60 largest U.S. cities in the latest rankings of park systems conducted by the Trust for Public Land.      

But the Washington-based organization says the city’s score will likely improve as the new 21st Century Parks initiative is completed.

Peter Harnik is director of the Trust’s Center for City Park Excellence.    He says Louisville is tied for 58th place with Indianapolis in this year’s rankings.

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12:01 am
Wed May 23, 2012

New Rankings Say Louisville's Parks System Needs Work

Louisville has scored near the bottom on a new ranking of park systems in the nation’s 40 largest cities. The city came in 38th.

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