The Forest Park East Waterways improvement project is the final phase of the long-term Connected Waterway project in Forest Park. Goals of this thoughtful and exciting project include:
- Completing the linkage of the Park’s waterway system
- Enhancing fishing habitat and access
- Improving water quality
- Improving stormwater management
- Increasing biodiversity
- Providing opportunities for passive recreation
- Improving/updating Park infrastructure
Opportunities for Public Input: The design team — led by SWT Design, a St. Louis-based landscape architecture firm, Forest Park Forever and the City of St. Louis's Department of Parks, Recreation and Forestry — is in the early stages of designing this project. Ideas being considered include a stream connection between Jefferson Lake and the existing waterway, a cascade at Jefferson Lake’s south edge, native meadow and aquatic plantings, and boardwalks on Jefferson and Bowl Lakes.
We are seeking the community's input on initial design concepts and welcome your feedback and ideas. View kiosks with design concepts and speak with project team members at this informational booth.