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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Massive park
Reviewed By TeamWard July 2019

On the outskirts of St Louis you can easily locate Forest Park, there are plenty of places to visit within the park if you have time i.e .the Zoo, some of the views are spectacular and it has some...

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Spent yesterday eating at the Boathouse in Forest Park and visiting the Art Museum.
Reviewed By Michael R October 2019

Forest Park really came into its own with the 1904 World's Fair held in St. Louis. Unfortunately, time and the lack of financial resources of the City of St. Louis took its toll on the Park. A...

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Beautiful park
Reviewed By booklooker November 2018

Lovely park with so much to see and to do. A great day get away for the family. Zoo and museums, its also a great educational trip.

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