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Cherokee Park

Willow Avenue and Cherokee Parkway, Louisville, KY
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Ranked #10 of 72 attractions in Louisville
Type: Parks
Activities: Running, Mountain biking
Description: Less hilly and grassier than its local cousins, Cherokee Park is mostly open meadows and woods.
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Silver Spring, Maryland
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199 reviews 199 reviews
160 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Every Saturday, this place is full of runners, sports teams, dogs, and people just laying out. If you're a runner and looking for a nice, uninterrupted course with plenty of hills and trees, this is the best spot in Louisville. If you aren't into that, then there are some easy hiking trails you can take. The scenery is alright, but... More

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Usa, Japan
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122 reviews 122 reviews
16 attraction reviews
204 helpful votes 204 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

I have been here a few times and really love this beautiful park near the city. I have taken stunning photos each time I am here. Even saw a hawk devour it's meal on our last trip. I'm not sure what facilities they have, since I have never had to use them. I want to take my bike the next... More

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

I love Cherokee Park, very big, lots to do. Tennis courts and a running track where Seneca Park connects to Cherokee Park. There are a couple different spots with play areas for kids. Great to bring your dogs to walk or run with, or even throw a frisbee. My husband and I were married at a pavilion in Cherokee Park,... More

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

If you're suddenly craving a breath of nature /right this moment/, this is the magic spot to get it. There is so much the park has to offer year-round (such as the sledding that has been so popular this snowy winter), as I'm sure other reviewers have detailed. I'd like to make note, though, of the park's winding scenic loop... More

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Sellersburg, Indiana
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66 reviews 66 reviews
28 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

One of the very best places in Louisville to bring you dog for a walk. They are almost everywhere. Many people will let their dogs play with the others. A beautiful park with a hill overlooking the seminary in the distance. In 1974 it was hit by a F4 tornado, and some said it would be 80 years before it... More

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Springfield, Illinois
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

We love this park! I lived in Louisville for a few years and my wife and I like visiting the park when we are back in town! The park is especially beautiful in the Fall!

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Franklin, Tennessee
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

A wonderful place for families. It is quiet and clean. We felt safe the whole time and loved it. Highly recommended for kids!!

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Dunnellon, Florida
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83 reviews 83 reviews
35 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

Great for exercising, great for walking the dog, great for a picnic, great for a family outing, great for biking. Lanes set up for separation from cars and pedestrians. My favorite park. Fall is gorgeous.

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Orlando, Florida
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60 reviews 60 reviews
26 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

I took a drive through the park a few weeks ago during the peak of fall foliage.....it was amazing. It's a great park...lots of families, kids playing, runners, bicyclists, walkers.......something for everyone. Playgrounds, picnic areas, ample parking.

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New York City, New York
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58 reviews 58 reviews
32 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

The trails here are well worth it. If you are a runner, put on your shoes and go for a short (or long) jaunt. Remember some water, as there are hills and you will certainly loose track of time!

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