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Forest Park

Concourse Drive, Saint Louis, MO 63110
314-289-5300
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Ranked #3 of 147 attractions in Saint Louis
Type: Parks, Natural History Museums, Zoos, Observatories/ Planetariums, History Museums, Science Museums, Historic Sites, Museums
Activities: Walking, Tennis, Golfing
Description: 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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Largo, Florida
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

I have been back through here many times, but actually got married here back in 1990. It's a lovely space to bring a lunch and find a nice place and "cop a squat" and sit quietly. View changes with every turn.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Larger than Central Park in NYC! This park has everything when you take the time to explore it ALL. as a resident of StL for 15 years I am still amazed by the nooks/crannies I find in this beautiful park. 2 gold courses, paved and stone trails, Zoo, the Muny, Art Museum, History Museum, pavilions, ball diamonds, soccer fields, Tennis... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW via mobile

We spent a day in the park and had a great time. The park is huge and gets quite crowded on the weekends so plan accordingly. There is an air conditioned shuttle bus that runs every 20 minutes. Hop on/off as much as you want for $2. Most of the attractions are free. We visited the Science Center and Planetarium... More

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Plainfield, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

What a beautiful park! The World's Fair Pavilion is beautiful and has a great view. The Boathouse offers paddle boat rentals. We got lucky with a fairly mild evening in July.

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Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
23 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

This sprawling park, which seemed like a little city itself, had something for everyone: zoo, museums, playground, rink, botanical garden, outdoor theatre, etc.; so much I couldn't possibly name it all or experience all in a short visit. There was a racquet ball court, trails for walking, biking, running. One side of the part borders a neighborhood of old mansion... More

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Seattle
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

Wish we'd known more about the park before we went - would definitely have planned at least a full day, if not more, there. Who would have guessed there was so much in one place? Beautiful grounds, gardens, museums, amphitheaters, cafes, walking and hiking paths, etc. Just an amazing oasis in the middle of a big city.

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Grove, Oklahoma
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

We headed toward Forest Park between a lunch gathering and the Cardinals game hoping to spend some time at the zoo but there was no parking. I've never been to the Jewel Box so we stopped there to see what was there. Admission is $1 per person but there's not really anything to see. A few plants during the summer... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

While in St. Louis to see my Physician, I wanted my friend to see Forest Park and all the exquisite architectural structures contained therein. He visited the Art Museum while I was at my Doctor's appointment and he didn't make it through 1/3 of the exhibits due to the extensive collections and his utter immersion in taking in each and... More

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Missouri
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

love the large green areas of forest park, beautiful. Boat house a place where you can get drinks, be entertained, eat dinner or take a boat on the lake,

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Evansville, Indiana
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

We had a ball in Forest Park! Watched concerts, including The Fray and met Isaac Slade afterward...... the fireworks were killer!!!! Felt secure and the visuals are amazing at this park! We had lots of fun and we will return next year!!!!!

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