4.5 miles, strenuous
Located just 15 miles from downtown Louisville, Jefferson Memorial Forest's 6,218 acres give you a chance to experience nature at its most spectacular. The Paul Yost Recreation area is popular among visitors as it offers several miles of multi-use trails. The park offers hiking, fishing, bird watching as well as horseback riding. There is also a campsite for those who want to sleep under the stars without having to leave the city.