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Top park recommendations from locals

“Huge historical Park offers several museums and a gold course. Great place to bike or run.”
  • 197 locals recommend
“If you visit STL you have to visit the Gateway Arch and take a tram ride to the top and enjoy the wonderful view of historic St. Louis. Mo!”
  • 144 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Enjoy the 5 miles of trails on the grounds. Take a nice walk around the North Forest or begin your stroll at Compton Gardens. The sculptures and installments along the trail are fantastic!”
  • 188 locals recommend
“Plant yourself in the middle of a robust journey through beautiful sights. ”
  • 158 locals recommend
“Super special historic park. Over 300 different species of trees and bushes. Wildlife haven. ”
  • 109 locals recommend
“The KC Zoo is incredible spot to spend the afternoon with your family and friends. They have a train to see the entire place in one day. ”
  • 50 locals recommend
“I love Loose Park and personally feel it is the best park in KC. Trails for running or walking, lawns for relaxing, trees for hamocking, ponds, and the rose garden is a brides dream! ”
  • 47 locals recommend
“What a unique way to get some sunshine and fresh air. These "castle" ruins are so much fun to explore.”
  • 36 locals recommend
Science Museum
“So fun for kids and the smaller the better. Kids 2 & under even have their own little space where big kids are supposed to stay out!! Go learn in a very fun and interactive environment. Been once but it's been awhile, go again!! They have exhibits the back that change ever month or two. ”
  • 60 locals recommend
“We absolutely love this park! It's great for running, walking, picnicking, or just sitting! Beautiful, beautiful place!”
  • 37 locals recommend
“Most beautiful place to take walk, ride bikes, take a tram. Lunch under the waterfalls. Magnificent on a gorgeous day!”
  • 21 locals recommend
“World-renowned trail situated in the heart of Bentonville. Enjoy the Glow in the Dark Trail at dusk. Trails are perfect for all weather types and skill levels. ”
  • 32 locals recommend
“Citygarden is an oasis in the heart downtown St. Louis: a vibrant and serene blending of lush plantings and internationally renowned sculpture. Great for kids and adults. Some water features, if kids want to wear swimming gear!”
  • 30 locals recommend
“A short 20-30 minute drive but worth it! Great trail for running/hiking... Beautiful scenery and the perfect way to start your day off! ”
  • 26 locals recommend
“ Hiking, rock climbing, fishing and guided horse back riding in the beautiful Shawnee National Forest. Check out the website for special events. A lodge and visitor center welcome park guests. On Sundays, the Lodge serves family style chicken dinner with all the sides starting at 11:30. Delish!!”
  • 19 locals recommend