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Iroquois Park

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5216 New Cut Rd, Louisville, KY 40214-3567
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Family Park

Nice clean park, tennis courts, water area for kids, basketball court, picnic tables, outdoor... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bob E
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Louisville, Kentucky
Very crowded

We've gone to the Jack-O-Lantern Spooktacular the last three years. The first year the line wasn't... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
emilymarie21
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Evansville, Indiana
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The more rugged of the Louisville parks, Iroquois Park, designed by Frederick Law Olmstead, has plenty of forested hillsides and scenic vistas for those willing to walk the extra mile.
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5216 New Cut Rd, Louisville, KY 40214-3567
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice clean park, tennis courts, water area for kids, basketball court, picnic tables, outdoor grills, nice park atmosphere frisbee golf course, outlooks on top of park, golf course next door, great to walk around park on 3.2 mile circle

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've gone to the Jack-O-Lantern Spooktacular the last three years. The first year the line wasn't too long, we waited about 15 minutes. The past two years the line has been more than 2 hours and it's wall to wall people once you get inside....More

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Reviewed March 11, 2018

Iroquois Park was planned by Frederick Law Olmsted as a "scenic reservation" of forested hillsides and breathtaking vistas. The park features the WPA-era Iroquois Amphitheater, an open-air theater that accommodates 2,366 people. A tulip poplar tree that is believed to be the largest in Louisville's...More

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Reviewed November 18, 2017

This is an amazing experience of lights, sounds and artistry. I've been three years in a row now and it's different each year. The talent of the pumpkin carvings is mind blowing and it all comes together in a magical experience. The event is well...More

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Reviewed November 1, 2017

Unbelieveable!! A must see!!! Everyone needs to take time to go see this! There are pumpkins of every size as far as the eye can see. The path to walk through is very well done so that you don't miss anything. The talent is amazing!...More

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Reviewed October 29, 2017

We went on a cool rainy night and that ended up being the perfect time. Not a big crowd there that has been reported before, so we could take our time and see the beautiful artistry. The trees provided a perfect canopy and the only...More

Thank Tryman2
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Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

WOW. This is our second visit to the jack-0-Lateran extravaganza. Absolutely awesome. The pumpkin are incredible. It was worth the wait in line. I highly recommend the experience to anyone.

Thank Mike A
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Reviewed October 27, 2017

We went to the Jack-o-lantern at Iroquois last night and how fabulous!!! This was my first time going and it will NOT be my last. Who ever designed and put it together is a genius . The line was long but moved fast and everyone...More

Thank rodney w
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Reviewed October 22, 2017

The Jack O' Lantern Spectacular was more amazing than we had imagined! 5000 jack-o-lanterns in a quarter mile of a park setting was just how we dreamed of starting our fall festivities. The artists who carved these jack-o-lanterns are amazing and I'm so glad they...More

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Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

Visited the Jack-o-lantern spectacular on a Thursday night and it was amazing!! The detailed jack-o-lanterns were beautiful and the park itself was very nice!

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CusickParty
April 2, 2017|
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Sun up to sun down
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Karen T
October 11, 2016|
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Response from Kimberley C | Reviewed this property |
I would plan for a 2 1/2 to 3 hour time span. The traffic can be a major setback on time. If you don't mind walking a ways, I would say to park close by and walk. Just be sure to use the crosswalks as New Cut can be a very... More
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carlys210
January 28, 2016|
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Response from Kimberley C | Reviewed this property |
I would stay near the airport if it were me. You are much closer to Iroquois Park.
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