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Forest Park

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Address: Concourse Drive, Saint Louis, MO 63110
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The site of the 1904 World's Fair, America's second largest urban park is a...

The site of the 1904 World's Fair, America's second largest urban park is a prime St. Louis recreation spot.

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Wonderful park!

Just go! A zoo, art museum, world fair cites, fountains, and much more! We had bike rentals and biked all around the park, so beautiful and an amazing way to spend the day!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Emma N
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Forest Park is one of the best city parks I have ever visited. It's full of free permanent activities: - Zoo - Museum of Art - Museum of History - Visitor Center There are some other seasonal free activities: - Shakespeare in the Park - Air Ballon Festival - Spring concerts at Museum of History .... and one paid activity... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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274 reviews
114 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There are many things to do, the Zoo, Art Museum, Science museum and History Museum all reside in the park. There is an outdoor theather with great Broadway shows through the summer called the Muny, with a free seat section available. This Municipal Opera also host the worlds largest car show in the parking lots each Easter Sunday. There is... More 

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Thank Mike C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Just go! A zoo, art museum, world fair cites, fountains, and much more! We had bike rentals and biked all around the park, so beautiful and an amazing way to spend the day!

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Thank Emma N
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41 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have lived in the StL area all my life and Forest Park is the go to place for a fun, relaxing day. Most of the buildings there are from the 1904 Worlds Fair, and are beautiful. The St. Louis Zoo is located in Forest Park and it's free to the public. The Art Museum is located at the top... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Free zoo, free art museum, boat house for lunch and drinks. Running and bike riding. Awesome escape in St. Louis.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our park is one of the country's largest..larger than Central Park in New York! It's home to our world famous Free Zoo, our Muny, our Art Museum, our Jewel Box, our golf course, and multiple ball fields, Dwight Davis tennis courts, our History Museum, and our Planetarium. So many fun things to see and do. Almost all are free!

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've traveled around the world and have to tell you that Forest Park rates up there with Central Park. So much beauty and open space. Not to mention the Zoo, Art Museum, etc. the perfect place for a family picnic, or reunion!

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1 Thank KateS930
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21 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

this is an excellent and huge park for families, runners, kids and people who like to walk, with a lake, paths, great maintenance, a zoo and tons of activities for everyone. It is also next to the St. Louis Art Museum, and has a great restaurant on the lake, called the Boathouse.

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Springfield, Missouri
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum I was planning on was closed so I stop there for ideas and they were happy to help me figure out something else to do and then they told me about an hidden gem of an accessible playground just to the side of the visitor center.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Forest Park is one of the most wonderful spots in St Louis. Besides being the residence of the Art and History Museums, the St Louis Zoo, the Science Center, the Muny (10,000 seats, over 1,000 free, summer outdoor musical theater), pretty gardens, golf courses, various sports fields, an ice rink, Shakespeare Glen (lively shows of the Bard every June), and... More 

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