St. Louis September 16, 2017
The 7 Secret Parks Of St. Louis You’ve Never Heard Of But Need To Visit
Most of us in St. Louis have a park near us to visit often. This list of parks offer something different and are a great place to go if you want to see parts of St. Louis you don’t normally visit. Many of these parks are tucked away in neighborhoods, where only the locals know about how nice they are to spend some time outside. Read below to see the amazing highlights of these St. Louis parks.
1. William F. Dierberg Meditation Park
As the name would suggest, this park is perfect for getting some quiet time in nature. This park features walking paths, a butterfly wildflower garden, and a relaxing fountain display.
William F. Dierberg Meditation Park is located at 13701 Olive Blvd., Chesterfield, MO 63017.
2. Francis Park
Francis Park is well-known to the residents of St. Louis Hills and to many outside the area. This beautiful park is host to many large events in the region. You'll find a great playground, sports fields, and wonderful water features in this neighborhood park.
Francis Park is located at Eichelberger St. & Donovan Ave., St. Louis, Missouri 63109.
3. Oak Knoll Park
Named for the 150-year-old Post Oak Trees that predate the city, this park has a lighted fountain, a wonderful children's area, walking paths, and so much more. You can find this park at Clayton Road and Big Bend Blvd.
Oak Knoll Park is located at 1 Oak Knoll Park, Clayton, MO 63105.
4. Millar Park
This large park in University City has a walking trail, a playground, and nearly 13 acres of green space to enjoy.
Millar Park is located at 1351 N. Hanley Rd., St. Louis, MO 63130.
5. Benton Park
Benton park has been restored and updated with funds from the Cherokee Pilot Rehabilitation Area project. This park now has a great playground, a beautiful lake, a central fountain area, and tennis courts.
Benton Park is located at South Jefferson Ave. at Arsenal Street, Saint Louis, MO 63104.
6. Endicott Park
This neighborhood park is great for spending some time outside or to take the kids to play in the updated playground.
Endicott Park can be found at 2950 Endicott Ave., St. Louis, MO 63114.
7. St. Vincent Park
St. Vincent Park is very large, featuring a water park, great walking trails, playgrounds, and sports courts.
St. Vincent Park is located at 7335 St. Charles Rock Rd., St. Louis, MO 63133.
Do you have a great neighborhood park to share? Let us know in the comments below.
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