Museums, Art & History

Within our more than 12,000 acres of parkland lies more than just trails, playgrounds and picnic sites. St. Louis County Parks is aware of the importance of offering the community places to explore culture, art and history in addition to recreational spaces. From military history to modern art, take the opportunity to experience some of these lesser known areas within your St. Louis County Parks!

- Laumeier Sculpture Park
- General Daniel Bissell House
- Jefferson Barracks Historic Site & Museums
- Faust Park Historic Village and Thornhill Grounds
- St. Louis Carousel at Faust Park
- Fort Belle Fontaine
- Frank Lloyd Wright House in Ebsworth Park
- Museum of the Dog in Queeny Park

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Park Postings:

(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.