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Cherokee Park

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Address: 745 Cochran Hill Rd, Louisville, KY 40206
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Less hilly and grassier than its local cousins, Cherokee Park is mostly...

Less hilly and grassier than its local cousins, Cherokee Park is mostly open meadows and woods.

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Pleasant Hiking in Louisville

Cherokee Park was conveniently located a few blocks from our lodging in Louisville. We took a fun walk 3 different days along some of the 30+ miles of trail. It is a very peaceful... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Anchorage, Alaska
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cherokee Park was conveniently located a few blocks from our lodging in Louisville. We took a fun walk 3 different days along some of the 30+ miles of trail. It is a very peaceful and hiker/jogger friendly park. Some of the trails are paved, many are natural. Many are suitable for wheelchairs. The redbud trees are in bloom as well... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

The nicest people are there, and the dogs have so much fun! There is a separate space for the little dogs and the big dogs. Can't wait to explore the park further, it is so large, wooded and just beautiful. Nice homes to look at too. It is nice that you can obtain a key fob to the dog park,... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Cherokee Park is wonderful. It is well kept, beautifully designed by Frederick Law Olmsted and easily accessible. There are beautiful trails and paths. I would recommend that some trails be only for walking as it being run over by a cyclist is possible. All in all it is a wonderful, refreshing place with many a feast for the eyes.

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Thank studiompm
Louisville, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 February 2017

That's what you might ask yourself when you get lost in the lush trails of Cherokee Park. This urban park is a huge loop with off shoot trails for biking and hiking. Very dog friendly and where many of the native Louisvillians go to relax.

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Thank Kendra F
Tampa, Florida, United States
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Reviewed 5 January 2017

Cherokee Park is great for walking, running, biking, hiking, playing with your pets, bringing a lunch, meetings friends, or riding sleds in the winter snow. There are many great art shows throughout the year in the area of the park, as well as wonderful restaurants to visit after a day in the park.

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Thank Peggy B
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Cherokee Park has a great running loop through the whole thing. I don't know exactly how long it is, but on a nice day, the place is packed with runners, bikers, and walkers. If you're visiting Louisville in good weather, I definitely recommend going for a run through Cherokee Park!

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Thank Dave C
Madison, Georgia
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Reviewed 2 December 2016

Beautiful Park. Great drive. In the winter, bundle up, go to a pavilion with a fireplace and stay warm.

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Thank Skip F
Louisville, Kentucky
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Reviewed 2 December 2016

I am so fortunate to live within a short distance from a beautiful gem in the crown of Louisville's public parks. Cherokee Park has so many opportunities, and it has something for park visitors of all ages. The park offers basketball and tennis courts, a picturesque golf course, a nice enclosed area for dogs, various play areas, and a walking/running... More 

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Reviewed 1 November 2016

Beautiful park but I get lost every time I drive in it.. there are many things to do there, trials, bikes, parks, picnic areas..

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Cocoa, Florida
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Reviewed 23 October 2016

Cherokee Park is a wonderful place to spend the day with family or just you and your pet. The park has a dog park, but you'll want to walk it since it is a very friendly safe place. Beautiful homes surround the park with their historic value. Trails are easy or go into the hilly area's for more of a... More 

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