Tours, Guides & Classes
Tour information and downloads to help you get out and enjoy the Park
Forest Park Brochures
Below are several brochures available for download. You can also pick them up in person at the Visitor and Education Center within the Park. Many of the institutions in the Park have their own materials, which we encourage you to seek out on their respective websites.
- Visitor’s Guide: The Visitor’s Guide has a map of Forest Park and general information about attractions in the Park.
- Visitor's Center Facility Rental Brochure
- Fish: At least 25 species of fish are present in the lakes and linear waterways of Forest Park.
- Insects: Learn more about insects, and identify Forest Park’s tiniest inhabitants.
- Land Birds: Lists many of the varieties of birds and indicates good locations for bird watching.
- Mammals: Helps you locate, identify, and appreciate a variety of the Park’s mammals.
- Birds: Provides descriptions and pictures of the birds that inhabit Forest Park, as well as a lesson in protecting the fragile balance of nature.
The Forest Park Forever team and our partners offer ongoing classes on a variety of subjects, from seed collection to tree identification. Learn More »
Self-Guided iPod Walking Tours
Self-guided audio tours of Forest Park are available for checkout from the Dennis & Judith Jones Visitor and Education Center, 5595 Grand Drive. Learn More »
Guided Tours with Forest Park Forever Volunteers
Forest Park Forever volunteers can lead small groups on walking tours of the Park, or offer hop-on tour guide services to groups and organizations with their own transportation. Learn More »
The Heart of The Park Walking Tours
Enjoy a behind-the-scenes tour that explores the "Heart of the Park" from the grasses to the canopy. Led by Forest Park Forever staff. Learn More »
On the fourth Tuesday of every Month, from April–October, enjoy these informal, fun and educational plant walks that will explore the native wildflowers found within Forest Park’s Nature Reserves. Learn More »
Birding Basics & Bird Watching Tours
Throughout the year, Forest Park Forever offers engaging and fun birding programs, led by experience guides, including indoor educational gatherings for beginning birders of all ages. Learn More »
Nature Reserve Audio Tours
Take yourself on a walking tour of Forest Park's Nature Reserve System with a series of audio tours of Deer Lake Savanna, Kennedy Forest and the Savanna in Kennedy Forest. Learn More »