Majority of St. Louis County Parks will reopen today

Below is a full list of the parks that will reopen on Tuesday.

Maria Keena
April 28, 2020 - 10:21 am

    ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - A majority of St. Louis County Parks and trails are reopening on Tuesday, announced St. Louis County Executive Sam Page.

    Page says the larger parks with trails will be reopened and smaller parks that feature mainly playgrounds will remain closed.

    Most loop trails will be converted to one-way trails, the others will remain two-directional and there will be electronic message boards and signs directing visitors to help them least 6 feet apart.

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    Initially, park rangers will be helping St. Louis County Park staff as ambassadors, to remind everyone of social distancing. Park restrooms, dog parks, indoor facilities, sports, shelters, playgrounds, skate parks and the Creve Coeur Park Soccer complex will all remain closed.

    Lone Elk Park will only be open to drive-thru traffic.

    All programs, activities and rentals are canceled through at least May 15.

    Here is the full list of parks that will reopen:

    • Bee Tree
    • Bella Fontaine
    • Blake C Snyder Memorial
    • Buder
    • Butler Lake
    • Castlepoint
    • Cliff Cave
    • Champ
    • Creve Coeur
    • Faust
    • Fort Belle Fontaine
    • George Winter
    • Grant’s Trail
    • Greensfelder
    • Jefferson Barracks
    • Laumeier Sculpture Park
    • Lemay
    • Lone Elk (drive-thru only)
    • Love
    • Lower Meramec
    • McDonnell
    • Ohlendorf West
    • Queeny
    • Sherman Beach
    • Simpson
    • Sioux Passage
    • Spanish Lake
    • St. Vincent
    • Suson
    • Tilles
    • Unger
    • Veterans Memorial
    • West Tyson

    These parks will remain closed:

    • Antire
    • Bissell House
    • Black Forest
    • Bohrer
    • Bright
    • Classe
    • Ebsworth
    • Endicott
    • Hunter's Ford
    • King
    • Kinloch
    • Larimore
    • Mackenzie
    • Mathilda-Welmering
    • Memorial
    • Ohlendorf
    • Robert Winter
    • Schaefer Bend
    • St. George
    • Sylvan Springs
    • Widman

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    If you want to report large gatherings or lack of social distancing, the Park Watch hotline is 314-615-ISEE (4733).

    In early April, all county parks were closed due to overcrowding amid the coronavirus pandemic. The City of St. Louis has not closed its parks, but vehicle traffic in all city parks has been restricted, except for some roads in Forest Park. 

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