Forest Park

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  • Forest Park

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 center-city park for urbanites!
Reviewed By gayhayward October 2017

i did not walk or run or play golf, but just driving through this museum campus going in and out of the St Louis Art Museum made me smile. Beautiful urban venue. Love it when a city preserves...

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Wonderful Park!
Reviewed By Alice C October 2017

We didnt spend a lot of time in the park, but just a drive through on a crisp fall day is worthwhile. Beautiful park with a lot of features, the Zoo, the Art Museum, the History Museum, the Muny...

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A lovely park with some beautiful buildings.
Reviewed By BrandyCoveRetiree October 2017

I would like to have spent more time in the park but what I did see was very enjoyable. There is a small museum with free entry, a great zoo with free entry and some lovely historic buildings.

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