2,221 acres, public hunting, 24 miles of trails for hiking, 12 miles of biking & 12 miles of horse trails, gun & archery range, fishing in Otter Creek, permanent orienteering course, camping
Since the late 1930s, people in the Louisville area have been enjoying the 2600 acres that make up one of the most popular park areas in the commonwealth. Otter Creek Park was endowed to the City of Louisville in 1947 by the Federal Government for the city's contributions during World War II. Over the years there have been many additions and improvements made to Otter Creek. The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources now manages the park and features something for everyone. Otter Creek is open to hikers, mountain bikers, horseback riders, hunters & anglers. No matter how you like to enjoy the outdoors, you can find it at Otter Creek. Orienteering Louisville, maintains a 24 control Orienteering course at Otter Creek, mostly within the Camp Piomingo. There is also a shooting range, and a campground for overnight guests. Visit the Department of Fish and Wildlife's website for hunting seasons and up to date information.