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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Perfect Family Place to visit!
Reviewed By Barbara K September 2018

Forest Park consists of over 1,300 gorgeous acres. A wonderful group called Forest Park Forever, has returned the park to it's former beauty. It was the site of the 1904 World's Fair and...

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Central Park rival
Reviewed By ehsteinert March 2018

As urban parks go, St. Louie's Forest Park is second only to New York's Central Park, and it's a WHOLE lot cheaper to stay near and enjoy. And then there's that world class zoo adjoining the park!

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A beautiful place
Reviewed By chastityd2015 February 2019

A nice place to walk, drive, or stop for an adventure. It is a small piece of nature in the middle of the city. The zoo is free and amazing. The art museum is free and wonderful.

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