Jefferson Barracks, established in 1826 as the country’s first “Infantry School of Practice,” served as a major military installation until 1946. Named in honor of former President Thomas Jefferson, the post played an important role in westward expansion.Plan to visit Jefferson Barracks Historic Park and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Saint Louis attractions using our Saint Louis road trip app.
Jefferson Barracks Historic Park reviews
The trail is very relaxing and amazing. The trail is very long and the views and scenery was amazing. Very cool park more »
If visiting Jefferson Barracks Historical Park area you need to plan to visit the Cemetery which has soldiers from every American Conflict - I'll leave this up to you to figure out. Additionally... more »
This park is fantastic. My family and I go there all the time and we're never disappointed. It's a great place to go on a bike ride or just relax with your friends.
Went to the JB Blast.It in my opinion was good.But not as good as previous years. The Barracks. Is a great tribute to our military. Its also a reminder of our history. I recommend a visit if this is what you are interested in. Also, The Sherman tank is cool.
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