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Forest Park

Forest Park

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lat: 38.6439596 long: -90.2836382

Recognized as one of the world’s best urban parks, and a “civic treasure” of St. Louis, Forest Park contains 1,300 acres of beautiful landscapes.  With forests, nature reserves, lakes, streams, and cultural institutions, Forest Park highlights the biodiversity and heritage of St. Louis.  There are a series of paths—with options for both meandering strolls or intense workouts—in addition to quiet picnic spots.  Forest Park also features many festivals and events, including Bird Walks, fun runs, a golf tournament, and many more.  Join the 13 millions visitors who explore Forest Park every year, capturing a piece of St. Louis’s history and natural beauty.

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Jefferson Mounument

lat: 38.57877 long: -92.17348
Trail of Tears Access

A boat ramp that allows visitors to access the Trail of Tears

lat: 37.4539977 long: -89.4625079
Noren Access Path

lat: 38.5894 long: -92.17918
Francis Quadrangle

lat: 38.94607 long: -92.32836
Miami to Big Muddy

lat: 39.32615 long: -93.22803
Trail of Tears to Cairo

The path taken by Chief John Ross on his way to Cairo. (https://www.hmdb.org/m.asp?m=161480)

lat: 37.45684 long: -89.46319
Lewis and Clark Memorial

lat: 38.57843 long: -92.1714
Trail of Tears Nature Trail

 Here, nine Cherokee Indian groups braved harsh winter conditions while crossing the Mississippi River in 1838-1839, marking a sorrowful chapter in American history. The park also has: shaded picnic sites, hiking and horse trails, opportunities to fish…

lat: 37.4388916 long: -89.480974
Klondike to Mississippi River

lat: 38.58395 long: -90.81858
LaBenite Park to Miami

lat: 39.16744 long: -94.39343
Trail of Tears Memorial

Explore the Trail of Tears State Park to delve into a somber chapter in American history. Here, nine Cherokee Indian groups crossed the harsh winter Mississippi River in 1838-1839 during their forced relocation to Oklahoma.…

lat: 37.4439902 long: -89.468381
Bean Lake Natural Area

lat: 39.49763 long: -95.02227
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