Parks & Blooms

Discover the beauty of St. Louis Metro natural areas


Dormann Square (Public Square)

sunken garden

Gordon Moore Park

704 acres

rose garden, hosta garden, Oriental garden & waterfall, nature trail

Piasa Park

Piasa Bird painting, walking trails

Riverview Park

sunken garden, river overlook


Bryant Park

fishing lake, 1-mile path

Bethalto Arboretum

150 species of trees, perennial garden


Schnucks Memorial Park

fishing pond

Willoughby Heritage Farm & Conservation Reserve

farming as in 1930s-1950s, live animals, hiking trails

Woodland Park

walking trails, lake


Joe Glik Park

42 acres

2 lakes, 1/2 mile of trails, Freedom Fountain

Leclaire Park

5.8 acres

lake with lighted fountain & waterfall

Springer Woods Park

10.4 acres

exercise trail

Watershed Nature Center

40 acres

paved trails, 2 lakes, 2 observation towers

Bohm Woods Nature Preserve

Gardens at SIUE

6 Arboretum Ln.

1/2-mile walking path, Turtle Pond, gardens


Ray M. Schon Park

pond, walking trail

Greenspace North Conservation Area

34 acres

hiking and bike trail

Greenspace East

80 acres

hiking and bike trail


Glazebrook Park

120 acres

2 ponds, trails

Homer Adams Park

Master Gardeners demonstration garden

Lavista Park

93 acres

1-mile trail

Monticello Sculpture Gardens

215 acres

gardens, fountains, lake

John M. Olin Nature Preserve

342.3 acres

small streams, waterfalls


Wilson Park

74 acres

formal gardens, fountain, fitness trail

Horseshoe Lake State Park

3321 Highway 111

fishing, hiking

Chouteau Island

hiking trails, fishing


Glik Park

walking trail (labyrinth)

Kaeser Park

1/4-mile walking trail

Rinderer Park

13 acres

lighted trails, fishing

Silver Lake Park

90 acres

fishing, trails, arboretum

Spindler Park

12 acres

1/2-mile accessible walking trail


Drost Park

7-acre lake, trails, demonstration garden

Pleasant Ridge Park

60 acres

walking trail


Belk Park

234 acres

fishing lake, walking path