Saint Louis operates 105 parks that serve as gathering spots for neighbors to meet, and contains playgrounds and areas for summer concerts, picnics, baseball games, tennis courts and lakes. Forest park located on the western edge of the central corridor of the city of St. Louis, is one of the largest urban parks in the world.
The Missouri Botanical Garden also known as Shaw’s Garden, is one of the world’s leading botanical research centers. It has a collection of flowering plants, shrubs and trees. Tower Grove Park is one of the oldest “Walking” parks in the US.