Forest Park - A Sanctuary in St. LouisDescribed as "one of the world's most beautiful city parks" by Travel + Leisure Magazine, Forest Park is an incredible backdrop for an afternoon picnic by Flegel Falls or a tree-lined morning jog. An urban oasis in the middle of St. Louis, the lush 1,371-acre park is also home to the city's most sought-after cultural attractions. Meet regal lions and playful sea lions at the world-renowned St. Louis Zoo. Explore the St. Louis Art Museum to appreciate original brushstrokes by Van Gogh and Picasso. Rent a paddle boat from the Boathouse Restaurant and enjoy an after-meal adventure, or drive the zoysia fairways of Forest Park Golf Course. Situated on the edge of the park, The Chase is an iconic Saint Louis Forest Park hotel, where guests enjoy effortless access to all the attractions, events and natural beauty the park encompasses.
Hours -6 a.m.-8 p.m.
- Shakespeare Festival of St. Louis
- Great Forest Park Balloon Race
- St. Louis Zoo