Discover Your Nature

The 6 Most Instagram-able Spots in Henderson

Children play among the water fountain feature with the scenic bridge view overlooking the riverfront.

#1: Riverfront

From Redbanks Park to Audubon Mill Park, Henderson’s riverfront is a stunner in all seasons. Snow covering the historic L&N Railroad Caboose, pink petunia blossoms along the Riverwalk, and bright orange sunsets make for ideal images.

A twinkling night time view of The Perch and Henderson mural.

#2: The Perch

The Perch, Henderson’s newest downtown hangout, features an interactive mural where visitors are framed with the mural’s colorful landscaping and the words “Discover Your Nature” at the top. After sunset, The Perch is illuminated with lights strung around the pergola, creating a fun atmosphere in the heart of downtown.  

A family of four walk along a raised boardwalk while holding hands at Audubon Wetlands Boardwalk.

#3: Audubon Wetlands Boardwalk

The Audubon Wetlands Boardwalk is a unique walking trail through the wetlands that features a wooden boardwalk. The boardwalk allows you to cross over the sloughs while making you feel as if you are in a completely new environment. The greenery and lily pads come to life in the spring making it peak season in the sloughs.

Rows of grape vines grow alongside a sloping hill, with the red roof of Boucherie Winery in the background.

#4: Wineries

If you’ve ever visited Boucherie Winery or Farmer & Frenchman, you know just how beautiful the vineyards are. The captivating landscape of both wineries has appeared on Instagram numerous times, showcasing these out-in-the-county gems.

Thoroughbred horses warm up for daily exercise around the track at Ellis Park.

#5: Ellis Park Race Course

What’s a better photo-op than a selfie with a camel? At Ellis Park Race Course, there are live thoroughbred races from Independence Day to Labor Day, and they also race camels, ostriches, and wiener dogs!

The Central Park fountain with bright orange fall foliage in the background.

#6: Central Park Fountain

Henderson’s Central Park is known as the oldest city park located west of the Allegheny Mountains. The land was donated to the city by the Transylvania Company in 1797. A few fountains have stood in Central Park, and the newest of these has been enjoyed for over 20 years.


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Two visitors hug and pose in front of a colorful two story mural at The Perch.

Photo by @korrtniee

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