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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Beautiful gem in St. Louis
Reviewed By Y1524FUcarolm February 2023

Forest Park truly is one of St. Louis's highpoints. The zoo is spectacular, the entire park is stunning and well-maintained and well-used (it's kind of good to actually see people using a park), and...

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Grand Forest Park
Reviewed By irina g January 2022

Forest Park is located in the center of St. Louis on 1,326 acres (5,370,000 sq. m) of land, and the park is so huge, that it can be somewhat hard to comprehend its dimensions, when viewing and...

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Wonderful place for going out with family.
Reviewed By maryellen_missouri September 2022

Wonderful place for going out with family. Lots of activities don’t let you and your children get bored. You will be delighted at beautiful nature.

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