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

Forest Park
St. Louis, MO 63110

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Reviewed By Beemoney97 October 2023

There are so many things to do at the park from the zoo to the science center. It's so big that it can take an hour to walk from one attraction to another. The restaurant is good as well.

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Site of the 1904 World Fair
Reviewed By Janet H September 2023

Forest Park was far larger than I expected, and it was good to see it is heavily used by locals (walking dogs, playing lawn games, bicycling) as well as tourists like ourselves. We were most...

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Must See. Go.Look.
Reviewed By howard p M November 2022

Literally one of the most beautiful urban green spaces I have ever been in. There are many buildings to see in the park as well. And the zoo. And the Art Museum. And, and, and.....

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6 a.m.-10 p.m. daily.

Handicap AccessibleMidtown/ClaytonForest Park

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