Oak Tree Park

Parking located at both at Florence and Porter Avenues and Litzsinger and Rosalie. ¬†Website Talk about a hidden gem! This park was recently updated and it has become one of the boys’ favorites! Now if only the trees would grow fast to shade the playground ūüôā The treehouse playground structure is unique as I have…

Spellman Park

Located at:¬†1 Detjen Dr, St. Louis, MO 63126 ¬†Website Spellman Park is a hidden little park in Crestwood near Big Bend and Highway 44. There are parking lots on both sides of the park (Spellman Ave. and Tahiti Dr.) ¬†We parked on the Spellman Ave. side which sits right next to a retention basin. There…

Walker Park

Located at:¬†135 E Washington Ave, Kirkwood, MO 63122 ¬†Website The park has a gazebo, playground, walking path, drinking fountain, water feature and two game tables. There are also two bronze turtles and the unique butterfly chair. This park has a fence around most of the playground, however, there are two exits from the park that…

Royal Oak Park

Located at 900 Warson Woods Dr., St. Louis, MO 63122 This park features a full playground of fun and is located just across the parking lot from the Warson Woods Swim Club. ¬†Located at the front of the park are the tennis court and basketball court. ¬†There is also a large rentable pavilion with a…

Watson Trail Park

Located at: ¬†12450 W Watson Rd, St. Louis, MO 63127 ¬†Website Watson Trail Park includes the following: 1 Acre Lake 2 Picnic Sites 3 Picnic Shelters (Rentable via the website) 3 Playgrounds 4 Tennis Courts 9 Hole Disc Golf Course Aquatic Facility with 3 Pools Basketball Court Sand Volley Ball Court A great spot to…

Buder Park

The park’s website: Park website **Not that the playground picture on the website is outdated. Located at: South Buder¬†– 215 Valley Park Road (Picnic Shelters/Playground),¬†Saint Louis, MO 63026 North Buder – 101 Larkin Williams Road (Athletic/Model Air Fields and Archery Range) Saint Louis, MO 63088 We visited the South Buder park, as this is where…

Lafayette Park

Located at 1699 Mississippi Ave, St. Louis, MO 63104 Despite several visits to the park area for festivals along the streets of Lafayette Square, on this visit we decided to stop and explore what this park has to offer. The playground area was impressive with two large playground structures, four sling seat swings and four…

Ferris Park

Located at 500 New Ballwin Road, Ballwin, MO 63021¬† Website This 12 acre park is located close to where Big Bend Road turns and becomes New Ballwin Road. Hidden down a drive, this playground was a blast! Lots of new features and structures that we have not seen at any other parks. The nature themed…

Minnie HaHa Park

Located at 801 Old Gravois Rd., St. Louis, MO 63127¬† Website Minnie¬†HaHa Park is a large park that features three playgrounds, 3 picnic shelters, a scenic overlook of the Meramec River, river access, multiple trails and 2 soccer fields. When we first pulled into the park, we saw the above playground and figured this was…

Blackburn Park

Located at 509 Edgar Road, Webster Groves, MO 63119¬† Website This is our second visit to Blackburn Park, but the first time we actually stayed and played. Our first visit was during the middle of summer camps that are regularly scheduled throughout the summer and the playground was too crowded with much older kids that…

Monfort Park

Located at 2036 Briargate Lane, Kirkwood, MO 63122¬† Website Monfort Park is a cute little park tucked in the Greenbriar neighborhood. Accessible by stairs or ramp, makes this park accessible to all. There are two playground structures, one for 2-5 yr olds and one for 5-12 year olds.¬† There are also two swings, one bucket…

Citygarden

Located at 801 Market St., St. Louis, MO 63101¬†¬†Website I have driven past this park many time and I think even walked through it prior to kids and thought nothing of it. Boy, has everything changed! We loved this park! We visited on a dreary, drizzling day and were the first people at the park….