Rock Climbing & Bouldering

Lexington Parks & Recreation offers public climbing boulders for individuals of all ages and skill levels.


In addition to climbing features at various playgrounds around the city, Northeastern Park is home to Kentucky's only public outdoor climbing boulders, as well as other rope climbing features. You will find an instructional sign that highlights recommending climbing routes for various skill levels, inviting anyone from beginners to skilled climbers to challenge themselves and continue to progress.

Introductory Programs

Introduction to Rock Climbing (Bouldering) is offered through the city's Outdoor Programs, which includes hands-on instruction with supplied provided. Click below to view the city's event calendar for upcoming bouldering events.

Event calendar