Kentucky Parks & Recreation

Armstrong Mill Parkway

Armstrong Mill Parkway is a popular destination in Lexington, Kentucky, known for its beautiful scenery, historic landmarks, and recreational opportunities. The area is home to several parks, including the large and scenic Jacobson Park, the dog-friendly Coldstream Park, and the popular Veterans Park, which features walking trails, sports fields, and a skate park.

Visitors to Armstrong Mill Parkway can also explore the historic McConnell Springs, where the first pioneers settled in Lexington and the city's first bourbon distillery was established. The area is also known for its horse farms and equestrian events, with the Kentucky Horse Park hosting world-class horse shows and tours of its beautiful grounds.

Other attractions in the area include the Lexington Arboretum, the serene Ashland, The Henry Clay Estate, and the many boutique shops and restaurants in the nearby Chevy Chase neighborhood.

The best time of year to visit Armstrong Mill Parkway is during the fall, when the trees turn vibrant colors and the weather is mild and pleasant. Spring is also a great time to visit, when the area's many parks and gardens are in full bloom.

Overall, Armstrong Mill Parkway is a must-visit destination in Kentucky for its natural beauty, rich history, and diverse range of attractions. Get driving directions.

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