Cherokee Dog Run, Louisville, KY
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Saureus
N 38° 14.658 W 085° 41.702
16S E 614193 N 4233726
Quick Description: Louisville's Cherokee Park is so big and popular with two-legged visitors, it's only fair that our four-legged friends should have their very own corner of the park.
Location: Kentucky, United States
Date Posted: 8/16/2009 11:47:25 AM
Waymark Code: WM70W7
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member J.A.R.S.
Views: 3

Long Description:
This two-acre dog park was opened in Cherokee Park, Louisville, in 2007. It is divided into two areas, so the big dogs and the little dogs can have their own separate areas. Although signposted "Cherokee Dog Run", it is also known as the "Cochran Hill Dog Run".

Permits are required. Applications for permits, as well as rules for use of the park, can be seen at (visit link) Of course, dogs must be up-to-date on all vaccinations.

Parking is available at the park. The park is on Cochran Hill Road, very close to the Lexington Road entrance to Cherokee Park.

Don't be confused by the GPS coordinates. This dog park is not ON Interstate 64. It is actually on top of Cochran Hill, through which Interstate 64 tunnels.
Level of Enclosure: Completely Enclosed

Description of Enclosure:
The area is completely enclosed and divided into two sections with a 5-foot-tall chain-link fence.


Kid friendly: 10 and up

Popularity: Pretty Quiet

Water For Swimming (them, not you): Lake/Pool

Provides Poop Bags: yes

People washrooms: None

Separate area for small dogs available: yes

Fee Required: yes

Additional Parking: Not Listed

I would walk my dog here: Not Listed

Visit Instructions:
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If you have a dog, photos of your dog having a good time would also be appreciated.
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