Forest Park

Overview and amenities for Forest Park

Forest Park Picnic Pavilion #7
Forest Park Picnic Pavilion #7 by City Parks

Forest Park was dedicated on June 24, 1876, coinciding with the centenary of the United States Declaration of Independence.

It played host to the 1904 World's Fair.

The 1,300-acre park offers something for everyone — amazing destinations and institutions that challenge the mind, a Dual Path system that invites both leisurely walks and intense workouts, quiet places to picnic and read, and a variety of popular festivals and events — all set in the background of a city oasis, a place to escape it all.

Ordinance Year: 1874

Size: 1370.00 acres

Park Type: City Park

Maintained By:
Parks Division

Related Neighborhoods
Central West End, Forest Park Southeast, Franz Park, Hi Pointe, Skinker DeBaliviere, Wydown Skinker

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