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Parks & Blooms

Discover the beauty of St. Louis Metro natural areas

ALTON

small garden with bench and trees

Dormann Square (Public Square)

201 E. 7th St.

sunken garden


peonies in front of pond with bridge and gazebo

Gordon Moore Park

4550 College Ave.

704 acres

gardens, waterfalls, walking paths


Piasa Bird painting on cliff

Piasa Park

Route 100

trails


Riverfront Park

1 Riverfront Dr.

walking/biking trail


tree over view of river

Riverview Park

Park Ave.

sunken garden, river overlook

BETHALTO

clouds and trees reflected in lake

Bryant Park

4300 Culp Ln.

fishing lake, 1-mile path


closeup of star magnolia flowers in tree

Bethalto Arboretum

E. Central St.

150 species of trees, perennial garden

EDWARDSVILLE

shady trees reflected in lake

Joe Glik Park

710 East Lake Dr.

42 acres

2 lakes, trails


tree hanging over lake with fountain

Leclaire Park

900 Hale Ave.

5.8 acres

lake with lighted fountain & waterfall


field of wildflowers

Poag Sand Prairie

4860 Street Car Rd.

18.5 acres

.5-mile trail, pond


sunny lake surrounded by green trees

Watershed Nature Center

1591 Tower Ave.

40 acres

trails, lakes, observation towers


Bohm Woods Nature Preserve

4207 Bohm School Rd.

90 acres


blooming cherry trees

Gardens at SIUE

6 Arboretum Ln.

walking path, Turtle Pond, gardens

GLEN CARBON

lake with plants and trees

Ray M. Schon Park

Main Street

pond, walking trail


trail in woods

Greenspace East

South Trace Rd. or Paddock Ln.

80 acres

hiking trail

GODFREY

blue lake with evergreen trees and clouds

Glazebrook Park

1401 Stamper Ln.

120 acres

2 ponds, trails


garden shelters in front of river

Hoffman Gardens

4827-4819 Whitford Dr.

(currently under development)


daylily garden

Homer Adams Park

6810 Godfrey Rd.

Master Gardener demonstration garden


path through green woods

Lavista Park

2421 W. Delmar Ave.

93 acres

1-mile trail


petunias in front of sunny lake with fountain

Monticello Sculpture Gardens

5800 Godfrey Rd.

215 acres

gardens, fountains, lake


waterfall over cliff on cloudy winter day

John M. Olin Nature Preserve

2213 S. Levis Ln.

342.3 acres

trails, small streams, waterfalls

GRANITE CITY

blooming pink tree over garden with white tree in background

Wilson Park

2900 Benton St.

74 acres

formal gardens, fountain, fitness trail


Worthen Park

Maryville & Parkview Dr.

45 acres

walking paths


sun shining on wide lake in winter

Horseshoe Lake State Park

3321 Highway 111

fishing, hiking


Chouteau Island

4205 Chain of Rocks Rd.

hiking trails, fishing

PONTOON BEACH

sun shining through bare trees in wetland

Arlington Wetlands

Arlington Drive

83 acres

wetlands, sand prairie

WOOD RIVER

lake with reflection of clouds and trees

Belk Park

Belk Park Rd.

234 acres

fishing lake, walking path