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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Trained for a marathon at this beautiful park
Reviewed By Shannon M August 2016

I love forest park! They have so many free museums, theaters, row of mansions, beautiful fountains. It is a beautiful park and safe for bike riding, exercising or many activities around the park. The...

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Everything You could possibly want from a park
Reviewed By Michael S June 2017

I ran in Forest Park almost every single day for 4 years and loved every second of it! It got a great crushed stone path for running/walking and a separate paved path for biking along the perimeter...

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Forest Park FOREVER!
Reviewed By John R June 2017

I go to Forest Park at least weekly. I'm constantly amazed at how much change is happening - between the new fountains, the new areas with cobble stone, the running paths, the plantings, etc...

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