Parks COVID-19 Message

Status of St. Louis County Parks as of June 15, 2020 at 6:00 a.m. is the following:

Parks: Open

Trails: Open

Park Restrooms: Open

Campgrounds: Open

Sport Courts: Open

Playgrounds: Closed

Spraygrounds: Closed

Trail Exercise Stations: Closed

Picnic Shelters and Sites: Open at reduced capacity. Online reservations are not available. Call us at (314) 615-4FUN to reserve.

Special Events: Canceled thru at least Sunday, June 28th

Day Camps: Started Monday, June 8th

Programs: Started with modifications -- check the updated Activity Guide

Creve Coeur Park Soccer Complex: Open

Recreation Centers: Open

Museums: Reopening Wednesday, June 17th

Kennedy Recreation Complex Pool: Closed due to mechanical issues. A timeline for reopening is TBD

North County Recreation Complex Aquatic Center: Opening June 20th

St. Vincent Community Center Aquatic Center: Opening June 27th

The Pavilion at Lemay Aquatic Center: Opening June 24th

As programs and facilities re-open, social distancing is still required and capacities are likely to be reduced per Department of Public Health Re-Opening Guidelines.

Love Park

2239 Mason Lane

Park Hours
8 a.m. - 30 minutes past sunset

General Information / History

John and Mary Love were successful business leaders and conservationists. The family began to donate parcels of land to St. Louis County in 1959. The final donation provided that 15 acres of the park remain in a natural condition. The two picnic shelters were named after the Love children, Mary and Cynthia, "Muffin". The park was dedicated in October, 1968.

In the spring of 1989 the park entrance was redesigned to improve traffic flow and the general appearance. A new playground replaced older ones in the early 1990s.

Click here for more history on Love Park


Features & Amenities
 + Playground
 + Trails
 + Athletic Fields
 + 2 Reservable Shelters
Mary's Shelter
Muffin Shelter



View Park Events

Park Postings:

(As of 6/30/20 2:00 p.m.)


Grant’s Trail will be closed July 7 & 8 at the Dillman Bridge just south of the Mysun Trailhead for asphalt repairs.

The Kennedy Recreation Complex Pool is closed due to mechanical issues. A timeline for reopening is TBD.

Portions of the River Trail at Simpson Park are closed due to flooding.

The 5 mile loop at Cliff Cave is closed due to flooding. The 1 mile loop is still open.


The Sioux Passage boat ramp is closed indefinitely.


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Love Amenities