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

Forest Park
St. Louis, MO 63110

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2497 Reviews | Write a Review
Huge and beautiful
Reviewed By brewColumbus_Georgia May 2024

We were unaware when we booked our stay that we would be so close to this beautiful park.Everything had bloomed or blooming- it was picturesque. Birds everywhere and so we’re the cicadas. Cold spend...

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BIG Park.
Reviewed By riles2475 September 2023

Very big park that has a lot of activities to do. There are biking routes that cover the perimeter of the park, a zoo, and a visitor center with helpful staff.

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HUGE Park
Reviewed By Beemoney97 October 2023

There are so many things to do at the park from the zoo to the science center. It's so big that it can take an hour to walk from one attraction to another. The restaurant is good as well.

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Hours

6 a.m.-10 p.m. daily.

Handicap AccessibleMidtown/ClaytonForest Park

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TripAdvisor Rating:

2497 Reviews | Write a Review
Huge and beautiful
Reviewed By brewColumbus_Georgia May 2024

We were unaware when we booked our stay that we would be so close to this beautiful park.Everything had bloomed or blooming- it was picturesque. Birds everywhere and so we’re the cicadas. Cold spend...

Full Review
BIG Park.
Reviewed By riles2475 September 2023

Very big park that has a lot of activities to do. There are biking routes that cover the perimeter of the park, a zoo, and a visitor center with helpful staff.

Full Review
HUGE Park
Reviewed By Beemoney97 October 2023

There are so many things to do at the park from the zoo to the science center. It's so big that it can take an hour to walk from one attraction to another. The restaurant is good as well.

Full Review