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Skinker and Wells Drive Entrance to the Park Closed 6/16/21

June 15, 2021 — The Skinker and Wells Drive entrance to Forest Park will be closed temporarily to the public on 6/16/21. Thank you for your patience.

The Anne O'C. Albrecht Nature Playscape Is Open to the Public

June 2, 2021 — Forest Park Forever and the City of St. Louis Department of Parks, Recreation and Forestry are pleased to announce that the new Anne O’C. Albrecht Nature Playscape in Forest Park is now open to the public!

This highly anticipated opening follows nearly two years of construction to transform what had been 17 acres of turf grass into a one-of-a-kind experiential play space with natural landscapes that include native and diverse species. The project was funded by donors to the nonprofit conservancy Forest Park Forever and completed in partnership with the City of St. Louis. Read more here.


COVID-19 Update  

May 14, 2021— Please visit the COVID-19 page of our main website to read the latest guidance and regulations, in light of the City of St. Louis's announcement today.

Road Closures & Reopenings Update

May 10, 2021 — As of 5/10/21, all roads have reopened to vehicular traffic. 

Nature Playscape Update 

October 22, 2020 – Forest Park Forever and the City of St. Louis Parks Division are pleased to share this community update about the Anne O'C. Albrecht Nature Playscape in Forest Park, which is anticipated to open in late spring 2021. We look forward to keeping the community updated about this exciting project. 

New World’s Fair Pavilion Comfort Station & Gathering Plaza

September 30, 2020 – The City of St. Louis Parks Division and Forest Park Forever are pleased to announce the opening of a significantly renovated comfort station and new gathering plaza in Forest Park near the World’s Fair Pavilion and the future Nature Playscape. What had been just a partial-year restroom has been transformed into a renovated and modernized building with year-round restrooms and a spacious new gathering plaza where visitors can meet, unwind and even charge their phones. Learn more about the highlights here.