6. Downtown - Capital View Park - East Frankfort Park

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A multi-use trail creates a riverfront attraction and a level and scenic route from downtown to Capital View Park. Later phases connect with KSU’s south campus and East Frankfort Park to create a new east-west corridor and a safe alternative to East Main Street.


  • Total length: 5.3 miles 
  • Hard surface multi-use trail: 2.8 miles 
  • Shared-road: 2.5 miles


  • 2009: Kentucky Riverfront Development Plan released by Frankfort Tourism Commission. Plan includes a link from downtown to Capital View Park using a pedestrian/bicycle bridge between Capital View Park and the Capital Building parking garage.