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Jefferson Barracks Historic Park

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Must see, especially in the fall!

We have been to this park many times but with an uncle in town we really checked out the Civil War... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Saint Louis, Missouri
Historical Jefferson Park

There is a lot to do in the Jefferson Park. There is the walking/bicycling paths that loop around... read more

Reviewed November 20, 2018
O'Fallon, Illinois
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When established in 1826, this was the largest military base in the U.S., which serves today as a national cemetery.
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533 Grant Rd, Saint Louis, MO 63125-4121
+1 314-544-5714
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to this park many times but with an uncle in town we really checked out the Civil War museum which was spectacular! The fall leaves were beautiful, and the drive at dusk gave us some deer sightings! Fantastic for all ages!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Steffie303
Reviewed November 20, 2018

There is a lot to do in the Jefferson Park. There is the walking/bicycling paths that loop around the historical building and along the picturesque Mississippi river. You can rent out some of the buiildings for events like family gathers. During the summer months they...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed November 16, 2018

As soon as you enter the gate from S Broadway, there is a recreation area. Locals are doing their activities such as letting the dog out, jogging etc. Also an air force base in the middle of the park. It's quite a big park so...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Solodam J
Reviewed September 28, 2018

Everyone should visit here. Its so impressive and well kept. So many historic sites to visit and plenty of paved trails to walk or ride on.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank freddiemer
Reviewed September 17, 2018

A must see! Not only can you learn about the history of the park and cemetery you are right across the street from the cemetery. Breathtaking and just leaves you in awe.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Robert E
Reviewed August 29, 2018

I have been reading about Jefferson Barrack's for years, many West Point Graduates during the 1830's and beyond received their first posting at Jefferson Barracks; Grant, Lee, Longstreet and Davis to just name a few. There is monument to the Airborne and the Battle of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank firstcorps
Reviewed August 27, 2018

We were so happy to tour this park which included so many great family history sites including the JB Telegraph museum, the JB Cemetery and drove by the amphitheater which was all very impressive! Had a great tour of the JB telegraph museum which was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank mdelecaris
Reviewed August 7, 2018

My wife and I live next to this awesome park and enjoy it practically every day. With a variety of wildlife, scenic views and serenity, this gem borders a national cemetery with graves going back to when the country was founded. Great place to explore.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank BigLog18
Reviewed July 30, 2018

Jefferson Barracks is located about 20 minutes south of downtown St Louis. It is a wonderful place to visit. Jefferson Barracks is a large area, and it contains four parts. It has the National Cemetery, an active National Guard base, park attractions, and historical museums....More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank ForrealFamilyFun
Reviewed July 15, 2018

This is a real hidden gem, so much history right here in our own back yard. I had no idea how much history is associated with Jefferson Barracks. Dating all the way back to the Civil War, through WW1, WW2 and even the Korean and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ray Z
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