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Cherokee Park

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Address: 745 Cochran Hill Rd, Louisville, KY 40206
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Mountain biking, Running
Description: 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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Our favorite park!

This beautifully landscaped park is perfect for dog walking. A little paradise in the middle of Louisville! Highly recommend a visit. Even a drive through is enjoyable.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 10, 2015
LisaG1964
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Jeffersonville, Indiana
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Jeffersonville, Indiana
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

This beautifully landscaped park is perfect for dog walking. A little paradise in the middle of Louisville! Highly recommend a visit. Even a drive through is enjoyable.

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Chicago, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Excellent views all around! Perfect place for a walk or run or family picnic. A beautiful urban park.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

We live near Cherokee Park and have the luxury of easy access to this beautiful park. There is a great walking/bike path with a good variety of hills/flat road. The fall trees were beautiful!

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Louisville, Kentucky
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

great place for your family and cook outs. very big and lots of space. The seen was very nice to look at.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Louisville Kentucky is blessed with many beautiful parks designed my Frederick Olmsted. Cherokee is one of them. It is set in a lovely area of the city that is very popular called the highlands. You can play golf in the park also. It connects with another wonderful park called Seneca Park. Come visit Louisville. Its a great place to live... More 

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Jeffersonville, Indiana
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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Love the openness of this place, great for hiking biking or your furry friends:) Can also book for wedding!

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Louisville, Kentucky
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

I have visited this park several times, driving through and visiting. It has a lot to offer, if you don't mind being around other people. It is big enough to where you don't feel crowded, but there are always cyclists and cars speeding by. Great for picnics or just a day with nature. The view is always beautiful and it... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Fall and Spring are definitely my favorite seasons, however Cherokee Park is beautiful in all the seasons. If you are into walking, jogging, biking, golfing, archery, sightseeing, hiking, or if you are looking for a place to play and have a picnic, or if you just want to drive around and enjoy the scenic views, there are places for you... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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107 reviews 107 reviews
51 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Frederick Law Olmstead designed Cherokee Park -- he's the same landscape architect who designed NYC's Central Park. It's a scenic and lively place -- there are lots of runners, bicyclists, families playing in the many different portions of this large park. There's something for everyone.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Besides the cars, the crazy cyclist, the hoards of people how would just assume knock you over as to smile in your general direction. We walked all over this park. No one smiles when the pass. Some parks are like country roads...pleasant, calm, you can hear the birds, etc. Cherokee Park is the Audubon. The cyclist zip by you at... More 

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