Cherokee/Seneca Park

 21 votes

10.3 Miles 16.5 Kilometers


95%

Singletrack

663' 202 m

Ascent

-663' -202 m

Descent

539' 164 m

High

440' 134 m

Low

2%

Avg Grade (1°)

12%

Max Grade (7°)

All Clear

14 days agoUpdate

A popular singletrack ride within minutes of downtown Louisville.

Eric O'Neal

Overview

Louisville's most widely used mountain bike trails, built and maintained by KYMBA volunteers with something for everyone. Five stars given due to the amount of backbreaking work put in to this trail over the past few years and because it is so close to downtown. And its fun!

Need to Know

This trail has many access points, and due to heavy traffic, its best to ride this loop counter-clockwise. Lots of road crossings as well.

Description

Park at the fountain just off of Eastern Parkway. The trail is easy to follow until just after a technical section with some great rock work that will end near a bridge. Go over the bridge and follow the road along the creek for maybe a quarter of a mile. On the right, the trail will pick back up behind a guardrail. This short section overlooks a parking lot and is extremely technical.

At the parking lot, ride Seneca Park road to the golf course where the trail will pick back up on the right. Ride this along the creek and cross the road and go into the woods. After this flowy section, follow this easy trail around the golf course and take the road back to the Big Rock parking lot, this time using the lower, somewhat less technical trail, that will take you back to the road. From here you can cross the street and pick up the trail just up the hill for the most challenging trail section of the park ("Montana's Pass") and continue on.

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Jun 18, 2017
Chris Paul
Jun 6, 2017
Anthony Walters
May 20, 2017
Cody Parks
10.3mi
May 16, 2017
Josh Brodzik
5mi
May 8, 2017
Steve Franklin
After work ride 4.6mi
Apr 14, 2017
Nathan Levi
Trails are in great shape. Signage is terrible. Next time I need to find a guide or someone that can put together a good loop. 6.7mi
Apr 4, 2017
Amanda Donhoff
5.4mi — 1h 30m
Mar 18, 2017
Joseph Still

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  3.9 from 21 votes

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in Louisville

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#3

in Kentucky

#336

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This is a fun trail with a very nice combination of flow, altitude and challenge. It is very difficult to stay on the primary trail due to many crossing foot and deer trails/paths. Strongly recommend use of live map track if new to this trail. Dec 18, 2016


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