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2018 Year-End Holiday Schedules 

December 17—Take a look at this chart to help you plan your visit to Forest Park's facilities and institutions this holiday season.


Locker Rooms at the Dennis & Judith Jones Visitor and Education Center CLOSED on December 19-22

December 4—Locker rooms and the hallway going downstairs will be closed December 19-22. Thank you for your patience while the floors are being redone. Interested in a locker membership? Click here.


The Loop Trolley Service Is Running


November 16—The 2.2-mile Loop Trolley runs along Delmar Blvd. and DeBaliviere Ave., connecting the Delmar Loop restaurant, shopping, and arts & entertainment district to Forest Park with a stop at the Missouri History Museum.

Hours of service: 

Thursdays, 12:00pm to 8:00pm            Saturdays, 12:00pm to 11:00pm
Fridays, 12:00pm to 11:00pm                 Sundays, 12:00pm to 8:00pm   


Final Boating Operations of 2018 is October 31

October 29—The final day for boating operations with the Boathouse Paddle Co. is Wednesday, October 31. Operations will resume in the spring of 2019.


Fine Arts Drive in Front of the Saint Louis Art Museum Closed for Two Months Starting October 1, 2018

September 28—Fine Arts Drive in front of the Saint Louis Art Museum will be closed from October until December for road improvements and the installation of work by American sculptor Richard Serra. The Saint Louis Art Museum and the public parking lots will remain open. Thank you for your patience during this time.


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. 


New Restaurant in the Missouri History Museum


August 7, 2018 — Café St. Louis is now open to the public. Check out their menu here.


LimeBike Scooters: Not Allowed on Paths

August 1, 2018LimeBike recently launched electric scooter rentals in St. Louis. Please advise, electric and/or motorized scooters are not permitted on Forest Park's trails and paths. 


Construction Project: Intersection Improvements at Skinker and Forsyth / Lagoon Drives

July 2018 — Construction has begun at Skinker and Forsyth / Lagoon Drives. In an effort to enhance pedestrian, bicycle and vehicle safety, Washington University is working with Forest Park and the City of St. Louis to improve the above-referenced intersection.

  • Through traffic will be maintained at all times during construction
  • Be prepared for traffic interruptions and lane closures, as well as pedestrian and bicycle rerouting

View the project timeline and impacts to vehicle traffic lanes, crosswalks and the Dual Path crossing.


 

Central Fields: Closed for Renovations

Central Fields, a 29-acre site that hosts athletic competitions and large community events, remains closed while major renovations take place. To read more about this exciting project, read our press release