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Tower Grove Park

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Address: Grand Blvd to Kingshighway Blvd, Saint Louis, MO 63110
Phone Number: 314 771 2679
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Beautiful old neighborhood

I'd never been here before in all the times I've been to St Louis. It's large, old and beautiful - I think of Central Park! The homes are pretty glorious and the green space just... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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minneapolis
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minneapolis
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152 reviews 152 reviews
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159 helpful votes 159 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

I'd never been here before in all the times I've been to St Louis. It's large, old and beautiful - I think of Central Park! The homes are pretty glorious and the green space just seems to go on forever, beautiful way to spend a day!

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

I live close to Tower Grove so I walk there frequently. On Fridays during the summer they have Food trucks, which is always nice for an evening meal and just to get out of the house.

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Eugene, Oregon
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

This park is worth a visit just to see the pavilions alone - there are several, of different architectural styles, and each is a visual treat. It makes me think of how wonderful cities must have been (at least as far as parks go) circa 1870!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

A lot of different constructions, and the spring starting is amazing! It's near the botanical garden, so we went there after.

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Portland, Maine
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44 reviews 44 reviews
20 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

This a great example of a 19th century urban oasis. Nice natural features, well wooded, with interesting sights and lots of places to rest and picnic. Surrounded by a interesting neighborhoods. Grand Boulevard has a lot of cute shops and retauranrs.

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Petersburg
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Although Tower Grove Park doesn't have all the museums and attractions of St. Louis' Forest Park, it is a great, historic urban nature park with lots of trees and walking areas and landscaped spaces.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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52 reviews 52 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

There seems to always be a festival going on during the spring/summer/fall. It's great to talk a walk around the park and discover what the festival of the day is! It's a very well kept park, excellent for running, walking, dog walking, jogging, picnicking, etc.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I recently moved to Shaw, just north of Tower Grove Park. I feel so lucky to have such an asset so close to my door. This has to be in the top 2 scenic locations of the city. Featuring 19th century Gazebos and Pavilions. It's also a fantastic park for exercise and sporting events. In the warmer months, there is... More 

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Clearwater, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

This used to be a nice park and I know it's an attraction but it's not safe anymore. This park is now a transient hang out. I would not take my kids here.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

This is a great place to attend for Food Truck Fridays during the Spring and Summer months. The street is lined with a variety of food trucks. Bring your own seating and listen to the live music. This is a great place to people watch!

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