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Cherokee Park, considered Olmsted’s most scenic work, focuses on the landscape experience of traversing from stream valley to ridgeline while Shawnee Park is fitted out for a variety of activities that bring people together, including a formal flower garden, a bandstand, and a great lawn for sporting events.

Monthly Archives: July 2011

News: Cross Country Team and Heine Bro’s Baristas Volunteer in Parks

July 28, 2011

This past week, Presentation Academy Cross Country Team slowed down to help maintain the trails after their morning practice in Seneca Park. And this morning, Heine Bro’s co-owner Mike Mays and baristas  stepped out from behind the coffee shop counters to help restore the parks they love. Many thanks to all the individuals and groups who come out to help more >

News: July 2011 Storm Damage

July 22, 2011

A grand storm came through July 19 bringing high winds and rain. Shawnee Park, Chickasaw Park and Southwestern Parkway suffered great tree loss. Learn how you can help with the storm cleanup by contacting Sarah Wolff at 502.456.8125. You can also make a donation for tree replacement at DONATE NOW. July 2011 Storm Damage, a more >

News: Variety of Volunteer Groups Help Out in Several Parks

July 21, 2011

This summer, a variety of volunteer groups have visited Louisville’s Frederick Law Olmsted Parks to help make a difference in our community and in the places they love. Catholic Heart Workcamp and Nazarene Youth Conference sent youth from all across the country to several locations throughout our city in June and July, volunteering close to 1000 hours more >