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Wayside Park

3190 S 3rd St, Louisville, KY 40214
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 …

Wayside Park Beautification

Wayside Park is a small park near the backside of Churchill Downs that adds lovely …

History of Wayside Park

The Olmsted firm started design plans for Wayside Park as early as 1893. In 1897 the park was designated as the site for an Enid Yandell-designed memorial to the cycling pioneer A. D. Ruff. Wayside is a small park bordered by Southern Parkway with views of the Churchill Downs horse barns. 

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Friends of Olmsted Parks

Through collaboration and communicating about program and project needs, Friends of Olmsted Parks will help us improve and activate our parks, creating a positive community impact.

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