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Hospital Drive and Kingshighway Closed to Car Traffic

May 29, 2019 — Hospital Drive in Forest Park will be closed for Ameren Missouri infrastructure upgrades to the Hudlin Park Substation for the next two weeks.

Drivers will not be able to enter and exit Forest Park from Kingshighway and Hospital Drive. Please use Faulkner Drive as a detour if you are already in the Park. Thank you for your patience during this time.

Clayton Ave. Entrance to the Park Closed Until the End of the Summer

May 2, 2019 — The Clayton Ave. entrance to the Park that runs under Kingshighway is closed for the next few months. Thank you for your patience during this time.

Special Forest Park Bus Service Begins May 3

May 2, 2019 — Visitors can enjoy everything that Forest Park has to offer this summer, conveniently and comfortably, by hopping on the Forest Park Explorer. Previously called the Forest Park Trolley, the fleet of buses that move between the attractions in Forest Park provide a great option for residents, families and tourists who want to visit Forest Park and its many attractions, while staying out of the heat and helping reduce traffic congestion in Forest Park.

This year, there’s an even better reason to take advantage of the Forest Park Explorer: Free rides for everyone on Saturdays and Sundays throughout the summer season. The schedule can be found here.


Metro Transit is now testing Metro Mobile, a mobile ticketing app that allows you to purchase MetroLink fare straight from your mobile device for service operated by the Forest Park Explorer.

The Metro Mobile app, available on iOS and Android devices, is part of a six-month pilot that’ll provide Metro a first-hand look at how mobile ticketing performs on the Metro Transit system. 

Boating Operations Begin April 1

March 18, 2019 — Boathouse Paddle Co. offers boat rentals on the dock at The Boathouse in Forest Park, Saint Louis.  Starting April 1st, they will be open Monday-Friday at 11:00 a.m., and Sunday at 10:00 a.m. renting paddle boats, canoes, kayaks and stand up paddle boards.  

Boeing Aviation Fields Closed Until Fall of 2019

December 19, 2018 — Work is underway on long-planned improvements to Boeing Aviation Fields, the popular fields for baseball and softball just north of I-64. Click for highlights of this project, which will result in more available playtime at these sought-after ballfields.

Upper Muny Restrooms Closed Starting First Week of September

August 28, 2018 — Construction to the Muny is planned to start the beginning of September. The restrooms at the upper Muny parking lot will be out of commission until April of 2019.