Parks & Blooms

Discover the beauty of St. Louis Metro natural areas


autumn woods

Ferris Park

500 New Ballwin Rd.


lake with reflection

New Ballwin Park

329 New Ballwin Rd.

lake, walking path

waterfall at lake

Twin Oaks Park

1 Twin Oaks Ct.

walking paths, lake, waterfalls

(access from Crescent Ave.)


Vlasis Park

300 Park Dr.

31 acres

lake, walking paths, waterfall

trail in woods

Ohlendorf West Park

1150 Hanna Rd.

1-mile nature/fitness trail

overlook of trees and river

Castlewood State Park

1401 Kiefer Creek Rd.

1,818.77 acres

Meramec River, trails


trail in woods

Big Muddy National Fish & Wildlife Refuge: Boone's Crossing Unit

next to Chesterfield Athletic Complex

130 acres

1.1-mile hiking loop trail

green plants around lake

Central Park

16365 Lydia Hill Dr.

55 acres

stream, lake, creek, trails

goldenrod around sign

Eberwein Park

1627 Old Baxter Rd.

18 acres

native prairie gardens, pond, trail

Riparian Trail

16365 Lydia Hill Dr.

1/2-mile trail

tree over river

River's Edge Park

N. Outer 40

188 acres

trail, lake, river views

W.F. Dierberg Meditation Park

13701 Olive Blvd.

2 acres

walking paths, butterfly garden, fountain

autumn foliage

Faust Park

15025 Faust Park

200 acres

Historic village & gardens, trail

green woods

August Beckemeier Conservation Area

14415 Olive Blvd.

54 acres


Howell Island Conservation Area

Centaur Rd.

2,547 acres


Due to flood damage, access only by boat.


lake with fountain

Conway Park

12301 Conway Rd.

29 acres

1-mile path, wildflower gardens, lake

trees next to creek

Malcolm Terrace Park

11370 St. Paul St.

25 acres

trails, Serenity Grove


lake with fountain in front of trees

Des Peres Park

12325 Manchester Rd.

42.5 acres

2-acre lake, walking trails

 bridge and autumn trees

Sugar Creek Park

435 Des Peres Road

20 acres

nature area/trail

lake with reflection of clouds

Queeny Park

1675 South Mason Rd.

trails, lake, gardens

autumn woods

Goodson Conservation Area/Bittersweet Woods/Phantom Forest Conservation Area

2660 Barrett Station Rd.

19.7 acres

loop trail, stream


Drewel Park

2 Hill Dr.

16 acres

2/3-mile loop trail

Lions Park

340 Bald Hill Rd.

14.25 acres

access to Flat Creek Trail

grass and trees with blue sky

Forby Road Nature Trail

551 Forby Rd.

1/4-mile trail along Clifty Creek

** Need to park in nearby subdivision and walk to trailhead.**

 sun shining through winter trees on wetlands

Route 66 State Park

97 N. Outer Rd.

424 acres



paved trail among green trees

Margaret Stoecker Park

222 Henry Ave.

walking path

cave surrounded by green plants

Seibert Park

14448 Manchester Rd.

2 wildflower gardens, cave

leaves and trees in park

Love Park

2239 Mason Ln.

15 acres