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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One of the Best Parks I have ever been to
Reviewed By angoct14 July 2016

Forest Park is such a pretty park. They have lots of large grassy lawns perfect for a picnic or laying out on a blanket in the shade napping or reading a book. They do have several picnic tables...

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Great for bird watching
Reviewed By spyguy2016 April 2017

My son is a big-time bird photographer. We went to the park early on 4/23, saw a bunch of herons of various varieties, geese nesting, ducks (including wood ducks, which are great), and near the...

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Reviewed By ladyme1 April 2017

The Zoo, The Art Museum, Conservatory. World's Fair Pavilion, lakes, trails, sculpture garden,monuments. OMG you could spend days here and still have more to explore. Fantastic.

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