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Cherokee Park

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Beautiful and relaxing

This is a great place to walk, bike, or picnic. Beautiful landscaping and walking trails. The... read more

Reviewed December 18, 2018
Louisville, Kentucky
You can wander, explore and choose to get lost

This park is an absolute GEM in Louisville. With many walking trails, a running/biking path, small... read more

Reviewed December 12, 2018
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Less hilly and grassier than its local cousins, Cherokee Park is mostly open meadows and woods.
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745 Cochran Hill Rd, Louisville, KY 40206
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Reviewed December 18, 2018

This is a great place to walk, bike, or picnic. Beautiful landscaping and walking trails. The creek running through here is relaxing.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed December 12, 2018

This park is an absolute GEM in Louisville. With many walking trails, a running/biking path, small streams and rivers, and a scenic driving path - there is something for everyone trying to explore and find a bit of nature. There are open spaces for games,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 25, 2018

My Sister-in-law had Thanksgiving and they live just down the road from Cherokee Park. After stuffing ourselves, we took a brief walk around and stumbled onto the park near the Daniel Boone sculpture. My wife and I walked around the parked for about half an...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 24, 2018

Great place to walk, watch deer, and just enjoy. Don't go after dark, there have been some muggings late at night, but we felt very safe in daytime.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Smokyslovingcajun
Reviewed November 11, 2018

We walked from our Air Bnb and enjoyed lovel walkways and a beautiful overlook. A bonus was watching the dog walkers allow their dogs to ‘meet’ friends they encountered. If you are good with walking a bit, you can also go across the way to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

Overall, this park is absolutely beautiful, despite the ongoing construction. It provides an active place for families, pets and friends. However, the park can be quite nefarious after dark and in no way would I want to be there without a weapon of some sort....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed October 31, 2018

Beautiful walking in the park with a pleasant view of the nearby homes, and of course it's all free.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Riverpup
Reviewed October 29, 2018

Nice to have a park in the middle of the city, and it is pretty. They also have small dirt trails branching off of the main asphalt trail.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

By far favorite park in Louisville! Very large and many trails to check out you can lay out for a picnic, go for a hike, or walk your dog. There are many feilds to play sports and a dog park, too!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

Louisville was experiencing unseasonably warm temperatures the first week in October but we still wanted to get out and walk. We found Cherokee Park ideal with all of its shady trails. We could easily walk 6 miles mostly in the shade, some trails are paved...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Shelby H
August 1, 2018|
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Response from jmcpher3 | Reviewed this property |
You should call the Louisville Parks Department and ask. I found this on the internet: Parks (502) 574-7275 P.O. Box 37280 Louisville, KY 40233
December 28, 2016|
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Response from Skip F | Reviewed this property |
I didn't look for one but assume they do have them.
August 7, 2016|
Response from jlhr416 | Reviewed this property |
No fee to get in, and I am with you on the age and all, but we ride/walk and I suggest the fall to do the walk/ride. It is hilly but I suggest to drive it and pick your area, some hills are worse than others.