Kenton County

Places to Walk / Bike
Parks and Recreation offers an amazing array of affordable, fun ways to
be active. For info about Kenton County parks, skate park, dog parks, disc golf, golf courses, pools, trails, horseback riding, natural spaces, boating and shelter rentals visit
http://www.kentoncounty.org/county_departments/parks_/parks/

Recreation trails in Kenton County—Wouldn’t it be cool to have your family visit every one of these over the course of several months or a year? You could find your favorites to revisit. Copy and put on your refrigerator and check them off as you visit them.

Recreation Trails
ParkTrail Information
Albert S. Ludlow Memorial ParkNo marked paths. Located between 500 and 600 Elm St. in Ludlow.
Annie Hargraves Park0.4 acres. No marked paths. Located at 10th and Robbins inCovington.
Ashland and Madison Park2.0 acres. No marked paths. Located between Ashland and MadisonAve. in Covington.
Austinburg Neighborhood Park
(Formerly 15th and Eastern)
1.4 acres. No marked paths. Located on 15th St. and Eastern Ave. inCovington.
Basil Lewis ParkNo marked paths. Located at 10th and Chesapeak in Covington.
Battery Hooper ParkNo marked paths. Located on Highland Ave. in Fort Wright.
BF Howard ParkNo marked paths. Located on 11th St. between Scott and Greenup inCovington.
Bill Cappel Youth Sports Complex35 acres. Paved walking/biking trails. Located on 43rd andDecoursey in Covington.
Bob Hinzman Memorial Park
(formerly Highland and Benton)
0.9 acres. No marked paths. Located on Highland and Benton inCovington.
Bowman Field ParkNo marked paths. Located on Locust Pike in Covington.
Caple ParkNo marked paths. Located on 100th and Montclair Ave. in Ludlow.
Center Street ParkNo marked paths. Located on Center Ave. in Erlanger.
City-Civic ParkNo marked paths. Located on Rogers Rd. in Villa Hills.
Clayton Meyer Park0.3 acres. No marked paths. Located on Thomas and Glenway inCovington.
Covered Bridge ParkNo marked paths. Located off of Covered Bridge via Goodridge inElsmere.
Crescent ParkNo marked paths. Located on Avon Dr. off of Buttermilk Pike inFort Mitchell.
Crescent Springs Community ParkMulched and paved trails. Located on Buttermilk Pike in CrescentSprings.
Devou Park704 acres. Dirt and paved nature trails. Located on Madison Ave. inCovington.
Doe Run Lake ParkMulched hiking trails around the lake. Located at Bullock Pen Rd.in Covington.
Eva G. Farris Complex (formerly Rosedale Park)21.9 acres. Paved running track. Located off Virginia Ave. inLatonia.
Erlanger Flagship ParkMulched and paved walking/biking trails. Located on RichardsonRd. in Erlanger.
Father Hanses Park0.2 acres. No marked paths. Located on 11th and Hermes inCovington.
Fort Wright Nature CenterNo marked paths. Located on Highland Pike in Fort Wright.
47th and Decoursey5.2 acres. No marked paths. Located on 47th and Decoursey inCovington.
Franzen ParkNo marked paths. Located on Rogers Rd. in Villa Hills.
Freedom ParkPaved trails. Located on Freedom Park Dr. in Edgewood.
General Ormsby Mitchel ParkNo marked paths. Located on Grandview Dr. in Fort Mitchell.
George Rogers Clark ParkNo marked paths. Located on Garrard and Riverside in Covington.
George Steinford ParkMWalking pavers. Located on 6th St. in Covington.
Glenhurst Park4 acres. Paved walking trails. Located inside the Glenhurstsubdivision off of Maher Rd. in Independence.
Glenn O. Swing (Elementary)No marked paths. Located on W. 19th St. in Covington.
Goebel Park18.5 acres. Paved trails. Located on 6th and Philadelphia and 8th andDalton in Covington.
Hands Pike Park2.0 acres. No marked paths. Located
Harry Rigney ParkNo marked paths. Located off Rollingwood Drive in Villa Hills.
Highlands CemeteryDirt trail. Located on Dixie Hwy. in Fort Mitchell.
Independence Park4 acres. No marked paths. Located inside the Hartland subdivisionoff St. Rt. 17 in Independence.
Iris Road ParkNNo marked paths. Located in “Old Fort Mitchell” off of FortMitchell Ave. in Fort Mitchell.
Jacqueline Drive ParkNo marked paths. Located on Jacqueline Dr. in Erlanger.
Jackson ParkNo marked paths. Located on 400th block of Montclair in Ludlow.
John G. Carlisle (Elementary)MNo marked paths. Located on Holman St. in Covington.
Kenney Shields ParkWalking/biking trails. Located on 9th St. at Philadelphia inCovington.
Lance Cpl. Justin Sims Memorial Park0.5 acres. No marked paths. Located on 16th and Euclid inCovington.
Lincoln Ridge Park78 acres. Gravel/mulched trails. Located on Independence StationRd. in Independence.
Locust Pike Park35 acres. No marked paths. Located on Locust Pike in Covington.
Marion Schadler Park1 ½ acres. No marked paths. Located inside the Lakefieldsubdivision off of Lake Arbor Dr. in Independence.
Meinken Field6.3 acres. No marked path. Located on James Ave. and Eastern inCovington.
Memorial Park26 acres. Paved track and walking trails. Located on Delaware Crossing off of Jack Woods Parkway in Independence.
Middleton-Mills Park100 acres. Mulched trails. Located on Mills Rd. in Covington.
Misty Creek ParkNo marked paths. Located on Creekstone Circle in Erlanger.
9th District SchoolNo marked paths. Located on Indiana Ave. in Covington.
Pioneer Park43 acres. Paved trails. Located on Madison Pike in Covington.
Pocket ParkNo marked paths. Located at intersection of Dixie Hwy. and KylesLane in Fort Wright.
Presidents ParkPaved trails. Located on Dudley Rd. in Edgewood.
Pride ParkPaved and mulched walking/hiking trails with mile markers. Located on Taylor Mill Rd. south off of Hwy. 16 in Taylor Mill.
Public Service ParkPaved trails. Located on Eaton Dr. in Fort Wright.
Rainbow ParkNo marked paths. Located at corner of Stevenson and RainbowTerrace in Erlanger.
Randolph Park6.5 acres. No marked paths. Located on 8th and Greenup inCovington.
Richardson Road Park21 acres. No marked paths. Located on Richardson Rd. inIndependence.
Rosella Porterfield ParkNo marked paths. Located off of Capitol St. in Elsmere.
Senator Gus Sheehan Park (formerlyWest Covington Park)10.4 acres. No marked paths. Located on Parkway Ave. inCovington.
Sensory GardenNo marked paths. Located on Kyles Lane in Fort Wright.
Shadybrook ParkPaved trails. Located off of Taylor Mill Rd. from KY 16 on SteviesTrail in Independence.
Sherbourne ParkNo marked paths. Located at Sherbourne Estates off of Richardsonin Erlanger.
Silverlake ParkNo marked paths; walking areas. Located off of Division St. inErlanger.
Spring Valley ParkPaved walking/bike trail. Located off of Spring Valley Rd. inErlanger.
Sterling Staggs Park5 acres. No marked paths; walking areas. Located at the corner ofMadison Pike and Sylvan Dr. in Independence.
Summitt Ave IslandsNo marked paths. Located on Summitt Ave in Covington.
Terrill ParkNo marked paths. Located off of Park Ave. in Elsmere.
30th and Decoursey Park1.6 acres. Walking/biking trails. Located on 30th and Decoursey inCovington.
35th and Carlisle Park0.5 acres. No marked paths. Located on 35th and Carlisle inCovington.
Trolley ParkNo marked paths. Located on Park Dr. and Hamilton in Park Hills.
Veterans MemorialNo marked paths. Located on Kyles Lane in Fort Wright.
Volunteer ParkNo marked paths. Located on Park Rd. in Fort Wright.
Woodside ParkNo marked paths. Located between Lytle Ave. and Maple Ave. inElsmere.
Woodward ParkNo marked paths. Located on Woodward in Erlanger.

YMCA
To find a YMCA near you go to: http://www.myy.org/index2.shtml.

Sports Teams
There are many sports teams in Northern Kentucky that are connected with churches,schools, parks and city recreation department. Check the recreation department in the city nearest you, and/or the school nearest you. If you attend a church ask about youth and adult sports teams. For High School sports teams go to http://www.northernkentuckysports.com.

Community Walk / Runs
Walks and runs can be accessed at this regional website:
http://www.runningspot.com.