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Chickasaw Park

1200 Southwestern Pkwy, Louisville, KY 40211
6 am - 11 pm
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2023-2033 Strategic Plan

When you make a donation to Olmsted Parks Conservancy, what does your gift support? Most …

Chickasaw Park Pond Update

Louisville Parks and Recreation is making progress on a transformative project in Chickasaw Park!  If …

History of Chickasaw Park

Designed in 1923, Chickasaw Park is believed to be the only park in the country created by the Olmsted Firm for the Black community during segregation. The park is home to the West Louisville Tennis Club; the picturesque Chickasaw Pond and river views; and is known as Muhammad Ali’s favorite park.

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Land Acknowledgement

Olmsted Parks Conservancy recognizes Native American and Indigenous peoples as the longest serving stewards of the land that is now our park system. We strive to build more inclusive parks, and we commit to fostering diversity and respect both in nature and neighborhoods.

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Master Plan

Reclaiming the special character of Chickasaw Park will undoubtedly transform it into the beautiful, useful park it was originally intended to be. This park is envisioned to be a healthy, thriving landscape. with graceful trees, places to play and exercise, spaces to gather and to enjoy friends, family and neighbors, see wildlife and find peace.

2001 Master Plan

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