Waverly Park

 38 votes

6.2 Miles 10.0 Kilometers


100%

Singletrack

656' 200 m

Ascent

-660' -201 m

Descent

718' 219 m

High

539' 164 m

Low

4%

Avg Grade (2°)

13%

Max Grade (8°)

All Clear

29 days agoUpdate

A fast, flowy ride through through the woods.

Eric O'Neal

Overview

This trail is all singletrack with lots of speed and some challenging hills. Many racers train here and its location makes this trail a great "after work" ride for anyone.

Need to Know

Park at the playground. There are trails heading out from either side of the road from there. All trails will lead back to this area, so it's hard to get lost.

Description

A favorite loop of this trail is to start at the playground and head up the "radio tower" trail which is just north and on the same side of the road as the parking lot. This will take you to the front of the park where you'll cross the road and head up a steep climb known as "Montana Mountain".

From there, as you continue, stay left at each (marked) trail fork to couple all the (~7.5 mile) trail segments together and you'll eventually make a loop. Otherwise, If you get tired, take any of the trail forks right which will bring you out across from the playground.

This trail is not technically challenging, but is VERY fast, and has a fair share of climbing, which makes it a workout.

Waverly Park is also a popular night riding destination.

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Aug 5, 2017
Chuck West
Aug 3, 2017
Jared Eudier
Dry/ fast, good ride! 6.6mi — 0h 50m
Jul 15, 2017
Cap'n Tartar-Sauce
3mi
Jul 12, 2017
Len Johnson
First time. Challenging hills
Jun 24, 2017
Alanh Lalata
trail was a little wet from the rain but it was still an awesome ride today 6.2mi
Jun 17, 2017
John Budd
Jun 17, 2017
Kyle Fliehman
Fast downhills - record speed 25.8 mph - favorite trail of the day
Apr 2, 2017
Jeremy Laughrun

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The signs are misleading. The park is technically closed at dusk, but nightriding (and apparently fishing) are allowed. Apr 14, 2016


Rode yesterday and still love this singletrack. Flowy, well maintained 6 mile course with lots of cutoffs to shorten or lengthen the ride. Parking is easy and central. Best place in Louisville. Nov 18, 2016


Here's a taste of the trail! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dq39e5NrbPY Mar 29, 2017


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