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Cherokee Park Loop

Easy/Intermediate
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Trail

5.0 mile 8.1 kilometer loop
98% Runnable
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 309' 94 m
Descent: -311' -95 m
High: 529' 161 m
Low: 443' 135 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 2% (1°)
Max Grade: 11% (6°)

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Trail shared by Missouri Hiker

Cherokee Park has a network of great singletrack trails located right in the heart of the city.

Missouri Hiker

Features Birding · Fall Colors · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Overview

This is a very popular trail. Expect to encounter hikers, walkers, joggers, and mountain bikers.

Runner Notes

Basic trail running singletrack with roots and rocks can be found here. Water fountains are located at the frisbee field and Hogan's Fountain.

Description

Cherokee Park contains a 5 mile loop of rough dirt trails that meander across the entire length of the park. It's great for hike training, trail running, or mountain biking. The majority of the dirt track is wooded and travels to most of the interesting park sites including Dog Run (Baringer) Hill, an archery range, and the tennis courts.

There is plenty of parking, and the trails are very easy to access, although you may need to search for trail segments since some of them do not exit/re-enter exactly next to each other. This loop is made of many combined trail segments.

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Aug 19, 2018
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The beautiful Cherokee Park!
Oct 1, 2017 near Saint M…, KY

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