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EP "Tom" Sawyer State Park, Louisville

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State Park · Hidden Gem · Hiking Trail
E. P. "Tom" Sawyer State Park is a 550-acre (220 ha) Kentucky state park located in the Freys Hill area of Louisville, Kentucky, on former land of Kentucky's Central State Hospital. When opened in 1974, it was named in honor of Republican Jefferson County Judge/Executive Erbon Powers "Tom" Sawyer who was killed in a car accident on Louisville's Interstate 64 in 1969 while still in office. Sawyer was the father of journalist Diane Sawyer.

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  • Although things are starting to open up we still wanted to maintain social distancing during this virus threat. EP “Tom” Sawyer offered a nice walk around the park. There is also a 1.25 mile Goose...  more »
  • Such a lovely, dog-friendly park! Lots of wildlife and a variety of plants. There's even a creek that runs through. Just beautiful! There's trails for everyone, and you easily lose track of time walking through.
  • One of my favorite places in Louisville! This park has everything for everyone! It’s well maintained w lots of trails, wildlife, and history. It’s a real jewel and adventure always awaits! ❤️❤️❤️

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