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Louisville, Kentucky: Pope Lick Monster

The monster, also known as Goatman, lures the unwary to a high train trestle where they fall to their doom! Walking trail leads to the base of the trestle.

Address:
3000-3098 S. Pope Lick Rd, Louisville, KY
Directions:
East edge of the city. I-265 exit 23. Drive east on Taylorsville Rd one mile. Turn left onto S. Pope Lick Rd to drive under the death trestle; turn right to park, then follow the walking trail to the trestle.
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Pope Lick Monster AKA Goatman

Goatman has been seen in eastern Jefferson County for over 50 years. Almost everyone in Louisville has a Goatman story. He dwells around a large train trestle that has claimed numerous curiosity-seeker lives over the years. The area is now a public park, so you may explore the area except for walking on the trestle, which will get you arrested by the police or killed by Goatman.

[AW Montgomery, 03/27/2023]

Goatman kills people by luring them onto the high railroad trestle, where they fall to their doom. For some reason he's usually portrayed carrying a murderous ax, which is completely unnecessary.


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