Hiking Trails

Public hiking trails are available at the following Parks:

Bellepoint (Todd) Park offers a short, paved walking trail.

Capitol View Park provides 10 miles of hiking trails, including a scenic view of the Kentucky River. Please note that mountain bikes are also allowed on this trail. Be aware of your surroundings at all times.

Cove Spring has 6 miles of hiking/walking trails on varied terrain, which includes paved, unpaved and boardwalk surfaces. A portion of the trail is handicap accessible. During your hike, expect to see beautiful flowers, streams, waterfalls and other natural and historic features.

Juniper Hill has a .5 mile loop paved walking trail. This is the perfect place for an afternoon walk and a visit to one of the Park's memorials.

Leslie Morris (Fort Hill) provides 2.5 miles of paved and un-paved hiking trails. Stop by for a photo opportunity at the overlook of Downtown Frankfort. You will also have the opportunity to visit two Civil War earthwork forts. Guided tours are also available April - October.  Register here!

River View Park offers approximately two miles of walking trails along the Kentucky River.

Thorobred Trail is scenic 0.9-mile trail with entry at both the lower and upper end. The upper end of the trail is accessible next to the Exum Center on the KSU campus.

Interactive Map

Click Here for an interactive map of the hiking, walking & jogging trails for the park system.

Cove Spring Lower Park Waterfall

Cove Spring(1)

Juniper Hill Park Memorial

Juniper Hill - Fallen Firefighters Memorial

Leslie Morris (Fort Hill) Park Overlook