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Forest Park, Saint Louis

4.8
#3 of 279 in Parks in Missouri
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The sixth most-visited urban park in the United States and home to the 1904 World's Fair, Forest Park is also well-known for hosting five major cultural sites, including the St. Louis Art Museum, St. Louis Zoo, and Missouri History Museum. The 526 hectare (1,300 acre) park has plenty of space for recreation and paths for walking, running, or biking. The park's 45,000 trees provide shade in the summertime and picturesque scenes in the fall and winter months. In addition to the 13 million visitors it hosts annually, the park has also proudly welcomed new wildlife to its restored prairie and wetland areas. Add Forest Park to your Saint Louis travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Saint Louis trip builder website.
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  • Never get tired of coming here. So pretty, so relaxing, and so many things you can do. Fun to come alone or with others. We’ve lived here going on 2 years and this park is a treasure. 
    Never get tired of coming here. So pretty, so relaxing, and so many things you can do. Fun to come alone or with others. We’ve lived here going on 2 years and this park is a treasure.  more »
  • Do you know that this park is bigger than Central Park? The place is huge and beautiful. you can find here the History Museum, Museum of Arts and even the St. Louis Zoo! 
    Do you know that this park is bigger than Central Park? The place is huge and beautiful. you can find here the History Museum, Museum of Arts and even the St. Louis Zoo!  more »
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  • Best park to ride a bike. Beautiful all over the place.
  • Forest Park has so many great gems hidden inside! Sirens the whole weekend walking around exploring or a day visiting the zoo, children's garden, science center, museums, art museum, golf course or so much more. You'll never get bored exploring the massive park that has something to offer for every age group. You won't be disappointed regardless of which part of the park you decide to explore!

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