RAVEN RUN NATURE SANCTUARY
3885 Raven Run Way, Lexington, KY 40515 Directions
Muddy, Forest, Walking, Scouting Groups, Nature Trips, River Views, Flora and Fauna, Birding, Red/Blue/Yellow/ and Green Trails, Wild Flowers, Running, Wildlife, Water Fountains, Picnicking, Sanctuary, Waterfall, Camping, Birds & Bugs
Raven Run Nature Sanctuary is a 734-acre environmental sanctuary devoted to maintaining the beautiful scenery of Kentucky River Palisades and early Kentucky history. It has over 10 miles of hiking trails that provide access to the area's iconic streams, woodlands, and meadows. Historical remains of settlers from the early 19th century can also be found around the park. Raven Run provides free educational activities for school and girl scouts classes. The trail gives access to the spring's beautiful floral bath. The conservation is one of the city parks and is therefore readily available.
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MCCONNELL SPRINGS PARK
416 Rebmann Lane, Lexington, KY 40504 Directions
Mountain Biking, Lake, Scouts, Dogs on Leash, Programs for Schools, Birding, Birdwatchers, Road Biking, Wild Flowers, Running, Forest, Natural Environment, Walking, Clubs, Historic Site, Beautiful Nature Park & Special Groups
McConnell Springs Park is a twenty-six-acre nature park situated at the historical place where Lexington City. The programs will explore a wide variety of subjects and will help tourists learn more about the area's natural and cultural past. McConnell Springs also provides activities for groups of colleges, scouts, clubs, and other special classes. The waters come from a large region of SW Lexington, which flows underground into the bedrock of limestone. It exists as a nature sanctuary for tourists as well as for wildlife. It provides many incentives for users who want to spend time with their pets outdoors.
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650 Southpoint Drive, Lexington, KY 40515 Directions
Walking, Running, Forest, Lake, Wild Flowers, Birding, Cycling, Mountain, Nature Trail, Road Biking & Dogs on Leash
Veterans Park is nearly 3.5 miles long and is designed to specifications set for new and advanced riders by the international mountain biking organization. The path is a single track with slight elevation changes, with a few loose spots of mostly hard-packed gravel. Multiple log rollovers, berms, and rocks are available for more experienced riders. It has facilities for outdoor activities, a shared, paved use road. It is very close to Jessamine County in the north-east and has some beautiful wooded park places.