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.
Kerr Community Gardens
The Kerr Community Gardens opened in May of 2008 and is managed by Growing Gardens, a non-profit organization. It includes over 40 garden plots of various sizes, a chicken-coop tool shed and an apple orchard. If you are interested in a garden plot, please visit Growing Gardens.
- 21 parking spaces
- Seasonal during warmer months, near Kerr Community 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.
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.