Harney-Lastoka Open Space is located between Lafayette and Louisville. It is home to the Kerr Community Gardens and provides access to the Coal Creek Trail.
1.2 miles – Easy
Kerr Community Gardens
The Kerr Community Gardens opened in May of 2008. It includes over 40 garden plots of various sizes, a chicken-coop tool shed, and an apple orchard.
The gardens are managed by Growing Gardens.
The Harney-Lastoka Trail connects with these trails and properties.
Keep in Mind
- Hiking, horseback riding, bicycling, and dog walking are permitted.
- Regional trails and regional trail connectors are open to commuters 24 hours per day. Trailheads close at sunset and parking is not allowed between sunset and sunrise.
History of Harney-Lastoka
The property is locally significant in its association with Louisville’s early development as a coal-mining center. The Harney-Lastoka family represented the coal mining industry by working in mines during the winter months, while farming during the growing season.