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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One of the best city parks
Reviewed By danielrN5227OS May 2017

This park is incredible - the Zoo is a wonderful feature for families and, best of all, it’s free admission! There are 2 public golf courses containing 27 holes which are fun for a weekend outing...

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Beautiful
Reviewed By Alena W February 2018

There was a fine coating of snow! Beautiful scenery. Will definitely return return when more exploration.

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Everything in one spot
Reviewed By Tom R February 2018

Theater, ice skating, zoo, museums, and golf all together. I haven’t played the golf course yet, but all other activities are scenic and well done

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