Shelby County Parks 717 Burks Branch Road, Shelbyville, KY 40065 502.633.5059

Clear Creek Park

717 Burks Branch Road
Shelbyville, KY, United States

Programs / Amenities / Events / Activities

Clear Creek Park is Shelbyville/Shelby County’s original and oldest park and is the main hub of activity for the park system.  The park is 130 acres in size, named after Clear Creek which runs through parts of the park and creates Lake Shelby.  The park was established in 1974.  A large part of the park land was donated by Dr. A.L. Birch, a local veterinarian, who’s family farm once was Clear Creek Park.  His generous donation started everything that we have today as the park system has grown to over 900 acres with 12 parks spread throughout the county.  Dr. Birch’s original family home, the Birch House, still stands today, and is home to the Shelby County Parks Foundation, an organization whose mission is to financially support the park system as a whole.  Other parts of Clear Creek Park was acquired through a grant process and combined with Dr. Birch’s donation created the 130 acres of the park.2014 - Summer 400

Clear Creek Park has so much recreation to offer the citizens of Shelby County and surrounding counties.  The Clear Creek Family Activity Center is a 40,000 square foot facility that has indoor pool with lap and open swimming, outdoor pool with water slide, basketball courts, weight room & cardio equipment, fitness classes, after school program, indoor walking track, rentals, memberships & daily admissions and multiple other program activities.  Play a round of golf at Clear Creek Golf Course, enjoy the serenity at Lake Shelby by enjoying fishing, boating, picnicking or camping, enroll your kids into the athletic program or C3 Campsrent a facility, walk the trails or play tennis, basketball or pickleball on the outdoor courts.  There is plenty to do!


More Information about Clear Creek Park

Enjoy these great activities at Clear Creek Park:

  • Lake Shelby (Fishing, Boating, Camping, Hiking, Picnicking, Playground)
    Athletic Program (Variety of Adult & Youth sports)
    Family Activity Center (Rec. Programs, C3 Camps After School Program, Swimming, Exercise, Walking, Fitness Classes, Basketball Courts)
    Clear Creek Golf Course
    6 Outdoor Lighted Tennis Courts
    1 Outdoor Basketball Courts
    3 Outdoor Pickleball Courts
    1 mile Wilder Fitness Trail
  • Warrior Fitness Trail

Squire Boone and Soil Conservation Nature Trails
4 Playgrounds including the award winning Little Heroes Playground
Multiple Rentals (Indoor & Outdoor) including shelters, meeting space, event space and more.