Forest Park

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One of the largest urban parks in the United States. At 1,371 acres, it is approximately 500 acres larger than Central Park in New York City. In 1904, the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, the greatest of the World's Fairs, drew more than 19 million visitors from around the world. Home to the Art Museum, Science Center, Zoo, Jewel Box greenhouse, History Museum, The Muny theatre, 7.5-mile biking, jogging and skating path, skating rink and lakes. FREE

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Something for everyone
Reviewed By Adam B December 2016

We love visiting Forest Park for so many reasons. Our kids have enjoyed the paddle boats, we enjoy the museums immensely, and the Zoo is top notch. The park is of course great to simply enjoy a long...

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A true park.
Reviewed By Mark O September 2016

The park is large and spacious with lots of trails and open spaces. There are two excellent museums and a "free" world class zoo. Several free open-air events & concerts are held outside in nice...

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Voted best park in the US!!
Reviewed By Lori W November 2016

Lots of greenery and space. This park has so many amenities and things to do. There is the science museum, art museum, zoo, butterfly house, boat house, just to name a few. Don't miss this place!!

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