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Archive: Trails

News: Donor Highlight: Beth Brown Completes Try-athlon

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January 05, 2015

Beth Brown celebrated her 60th birthday on October 21, 2014 by crossing a “to-do” experience off her bucket list: completing a triathlon. This was not just any triathlon, but one of her own design (quite appropriate for a semi-retired experiential designer and former principal of Rowland Design) in one of the places she loves most more >

News: Seneca Park Loop Extension

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June 04, 2014

After breaking ground May 5, 2014, the final work for the Seneca Park multi-use recreational loop is underway. Excel Excavating is working on the final 2.5-mile portion of the 4-mile loop around Seneca Park and Bowman Field. The extension will include a 10 ft. wide asphalt path intended for walkers, runners and bicyclists along Dutchman’s more >

News: Hike Every Trail June 1 in Cherokee Park

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April 09, 2013

Celebrate spring and National Trails Day in glorious Cherokee Park. One mile and two mile hikes are planned, or you can assist the Conservancy’s crew with trail maintenance. Free posters available to earliest participants.  Sponsored by Olmsted Parks Conservancy with additional support from Quest Outdoors. Saturday June 1, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. more >

News: Welcome New Adoption Partners!

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June 21, 2011

This past week, Kentucky Mountain Bike Association (KYMBA) and Expeditors International made their commitment to Frederick Law Olmsted Parks official! Our two new adoption partners will send representative members a few times a year to help maintain the parks they love. KYMBA has a long-standing history of volunteerism and enthusiasm for the trails of Cherokee Park. Find out more more >