If you’re tired of being shooed away from sidewalks and storefronts by business owners who don’t appreciate skateboarders using their property for stunts, you might have more fun perfecting your craft at one of the best skate parks in Kentucky. These 10 skate parks offer unique amenities where you can skate freely without worrying about being run off.
Ollie’s Skatepark is a 50,000-square-foot indoor skate park and skate shop in Florence, Kentucky. Skateboarding, biking, and rollerblading are all allowed in the facility. Ollie’s is unique because it offers all-night hours (9 p.m. to 7 a.m.) every Friday and Saturday night.
Also known as the Louisville Extreme Park, the David Armstrong Extreme Park in Louisville, Kentucky, is a 40,000-square-foot outdoor skate park. Skateboarders, rollerbladers, and bikers of all ages are welcomed. Park features include a concrete surface, 24-foot full pipe, and wooden vert ramp.
Riot Skatepark in Louisville, Kentucky, is an indoor skate park owned and operated by skaters. In addition to providing a haven for skaters, Riot features many special events throughout the year like lock-ins and races where skaters can perfect their craft and make new friends.
Millennium Park in Danville, Kentucky, is a small skate park that features quarter pipes, a mini half pipe, launch ramps, rails, and other obstacles that allow skateboarders and rollerbladers to perform and perfect stunts. Admission to the park is free, and skating is permitted during regular park hours.
Berry Hill Park is a 17,000-square-foot skate park in Lexington, Kentucky, and is the city’s largest skate park. The outdoor concrete park features a flow bowl, snake run, stairs, and rails. Skaters and bikers of all skill levels can find something to perform stunts on in the park, and admission is free.
The Dry Ridge Concrete Skatepark in Dry Ridge, Kentucky, is a 12,000-square-foot outdoor concrete skate park. Park features include a snake run, bowls, and banks for more advanced skaters, and there’s even a basic roll-around area for beginners to practice.
Florence, Kentucky, boasts one skate park of its own, a 20,000-squqare-foot concrete skate park with areas for beginning, intermediate, and advanced skaters. Flat areas, ramps, and rails allow for skateboarding, biking, and rollerblading stunts. Admission is free, and the park is open daily from dawn to dusk.
Though smaller than Berry Hill and Woodland, the Kirklevington Skate Park in Lexington, Kentucky, is unique because it’s designed to mimic street skating. A skating obstacle course, the park is full of benches, grinding rails, and boxes that test the skills of the most advanced skateboarders.
Before the completion of Barry Hill, Woodland Skate Park in Lexington, Kentucky, was the place to go for skating. Even though Barry Hill is larger, this 12,000-square-foot skate park still retains it draw. It’s less crowded, and bikers are not allowed to use it, so skaters and skateboarders have more space for stunts.
The Travis Aubrey Skate Park in Owensboro, Kentucky, is an outdoor concrete obstacle course that’s open from dawn to 11 p.m. every day. Located within Chautauqua Park, skateboarders, bikers, and rollerbladers can perfect their stunts on the park’s stairs, hills, and ramps.