St. Louis County Parks and Recreation Department’s mission is to provide high quality parks, facilities, and recreation services that enhance residents’ lives through responsible and effective management of resources.
View Park Events
(As of 3/6/18 8:00 a.m.)
Parks closed due to flooding:
Al Foster Trail
Sherman Beach and Chubb Trails along the river are no longer under water, but are sandy and muddy with debris blocking places.
*Riverside trail at Simpson is open, however there is a 50 ft. section at the eastern end that had to be re-routed. The footing is sand and dirt. Users should be cautious of sand smears across the trail after rain events.
* Unger Park roads are open to the Riverside Trail Parking lot, however, the Riverside Trail remains closed beyond this parking lot
* The Bottomland Trail along Grant's Trail was severely damaged during periods of heavy rain. For safety reasons, this short trail has been closed. Plans are being developed to relocate the trail away from Gravois Creek.
* The east side of Cliff Cave Road including the field, River Bluff Trail and Spring Valley Trail are closed at Cliff Cave Park for construction.