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Blogs & Sites
Location: 4598 Highway 94 South, Augusta, MO
Klondike Park, once the site of a silica sand quarry, is a popular destination for outdoor recreationalists, families, and youth activity groups. Trails, both paved and natural, criss-cross the...
Location: 26 La Salle Street, Village of Elsah Museum, Elsah, IL
The structures, streets, and public squares date mostly from the nineteenth century in Elsah Village, a "perfectly preserved" storybook-like town in Illinois that is nestled snugly, almo...
Location: 9801 Green Park Road, Saint Louis, MO
Clydesdale County Park features a cross country course with many paved trails, soccer and softball/baseball playing fields, several large picnic shelters with BBQ pits and grills, and a ...
Location: Veterans Memorial Parkway and Jessup Drive, O Fallon, MO
Wooded, 48-acre Fort Zumwalt Park - named after a resident fort that dates back to the pioneer era in the early 1800s and before the Louisiana Purchase - is the site of several archaeological e...
Location: 405 Civic Park Drive, O Fallon, MO
Known among the younger set as the home of the well-loved, outdoor Alligator's Creek Aquatic Center, the 20-acre Civic Park is the city's oldest park. It holds four horseshoe pits, two p...
Location: 442 S. Demazenod Drive, Belleville, IL
Located within the grounds of the Roman Catholic National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows, the lushly landscaped two-acre Children's Memorial Playground opened in the summer of 2002.
Location: 2213 S. Levis Lane, Godfrey, IL
The 37-acre Mississippi Sanctuary and the nearly 300-acre Olin Nature Preserve are privately owned by The Nature Institute. Both are contiguous lots, located on the banks of the M...
Location: Route 100, Grafton, IL
At more than 8,000 acres, Pere Marquette State Park is Illinois' largest state park. The park's claim to fame include its fall colors and its status as one of the bald eagles' favorite w...
Location: 1401 Kiefer Creek Road, Ballwin, MO
Castlewood State Park stretches across 1,818 acres, sharing space with the Meramec River. The park offers a wealth of recreational activities, including fishing, picnicking, hiking, and equestr...
Location: 3633 Lindell Boulevard, Saint Louis, MO
Location: 13002 Bellefontaine Road, Saint Louis, MO
Fort Belle Fontaine Park was established in 1805, originally serving as an American Indian trading post for local Sac, Fox, and other native tribes. The Belle Fontaine site also served a...
Location: I-270 & Highway 367, Saint Louis, MO
Bellefontaine Conservation Area is perhaps best known for its fishing: Public fishing is permitted only in Bluegill Lake, while Hybrid Pond and Catfish Pond are used only in conjunction...
Location: 2 Millstone Campus Drive, Saint Louis, MO
The St. Louis Jewish Community Center - also commonly known as JCC or just "the J" - offers a wide range of youth and family programming at its two campuses, including sports, cultural enric...
Location: 1234 Marshall Road, Valley Park, MO
Simpson Park , at 206 acres, is large enough to encompass a 72-acre lake, which is open for fishing and boating. The park also houses a playground, an ADA accessible restroom, and Blue H...