Stand Up Paddleboarding Comes to Forest Park!
Forest Park is Among the World's Most Beautiful City Parks
A new amenity is coming to Forest Park: Thanks to Big Muddy Adventures, Park visitors can now rent stand up paddleboards (SUPs) and explore the Park's waterway!
The 442s: Black Knuckle
Travel site Fodor's recently came out with a list of the World's 15 Most Beautiful City Parks, and we were thrilled to see Forest Park among those world-class destinations!
Fostering Regional Cooperation with the City of St. Louis
BLACK KNUCKLE is the first of a 3-part suite of videos and original compositions created by The 442s during their residency in Forest Park.
2017 Golf Tournament: Event Recap + Photos
On Thursday, May 11, FOCUS St. Louis presented their What's Right with the Region awards to 20 incredible organizations, initiatives and individuals. Forest Park Forever and the City of St. Louis Department of Parks, Recreation & Forestry were honored to be among them, receiving an award in the Fostering Regional Cooperation category.
Handball Players Are Back on Forest Park's Courts
Friday, May 5 was a gorgeous day to be in Forest Park – and a perfect day for golf! The Young Friends of Forest Park Forever welcomed almost 100 golfers to the greens of Probstein Golf Course for our second annual golf tournament.
Under the Clock Tower 2017: Recap + Photos
Back in January, renovation began on the Park's handball courts. At the end of April, the courts reopened to welcome back players to one of the Park's most popular amenities.
Restoring the Statue of Saint Louis on Art Hill
Over 150 people joined us on March 23 to hear all about the current state of Forest Park.
Remembering Peter Sortino, a Champion for Our Region and Our Parks
Apotheosis of Saint Louis – the statue of this city's namesake that stands at the top of Art Hill – will be getting some much-needed attention over the next few weeks. King Louis IX has been looking out over Forest Park since 1906, and the statue hasn't been restored since 1998.
Magnolias in Full Bloom on the Park's East Side
All of us at Forest Park Forever join the community in mourning the loss and honoring the life of Peter Sortino, a longtime parks advocate and Forest Park Forever Board member.
Saucer magnolias bloomed a bit early this year thanks to several weeks of warm weather in late February and early March. With a cold snap expected this weekend, these beautiful blooms may not last much longer.