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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Wonderful Park
Reviewed By 911carolg August 2018

Whether it is art, music, science, sport, or the zoo, Forest Park has it all for free. It is a magnificently landscaped park with every cultural amenity possible for locals and visitors alike.

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Beautiful park with so many places to visit
Reviewed By Ray C Z July 2018

It was quite hot so we did not take many long walks in the park. However, for some shade, there are so many interesting places to visit: Art museum, History Museum, Science Museum and the Zoo. The...

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Walking around
Reviewed By Lori K August 2018

We spent a few hours wondering around the trails in Forest Park today. We walked over some bridges, watched some ducks, sat in the shade. It was very peaceful and relaxing. We rented a paddle boat...

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