Saint Louis, MO Trails and Parks

Saint Louis has 27 trails in the vicinity, including 18 for walking and 4 for mountain biking. These trails range from 0.5 to 185 miles in length. The most popular trails are Columbia Bottom Conservation Area, Cliff Cave County Park and Chubb Trail. Trails.com member John L. recently completed Columbia Bottom Conservation Area.
  • Chubb Trail

    6 Reviews

    Saint Louis, MO

    Nine miles long, the Chubb Trail is a versatile and popular point-to-point trails with a short loop on its eastern end. It connects with West Tyson County Park to Lone Elk County Park, passing ...
    •  14 miles
    •  Guide

    Nine miles long, the Chubb Trail is a versatile and popular point-to-point trails with a short loop on its eastern end. It ...

  • Columbia Bottom Conservation Area

    3 Reviews

    Saint Louis, MO

    At Columbia Bottom, you can hike to the confluence of the Mississippi and Missouri rivers, just downstream from the site of Lewis and Clark’s 1803–04 winter camp.
    •  1–3 hours
    •  8 miles
    •  Guide

    At Columbia Bottom, you can hike to the confluence of the Mississippi and Missouri rivers, just downstream from the site ...

  • Missouri Botanical Garden, Saint Louis

    2 Reviews

    Saint Louis, MO

    In addition to being a delightful place to stroll, the Missouri Botanical Garden also houses a major botanical library and the William T. Kemper Center for Home Gardening. It is also a world ...
    •  1 hour
    •  2 miles
    •  Guide

    In addition to being a delightful place to stroll, the Missouri Botanical Garden also houses a major botanical library and ...

  • Laumeier Sculpture Park

    2 Reviews

    Saint Louis, MO

    Founded in 1976, Laumeier Sculpture Park was among the first contemporary sculpture parks in the United States. Created from the estate of millionaires Henry and Matilda Laumeier, it exhibits ...
    •  1 hour
    •  1 miles
    •  Guide

    Founded in 1976, Laumeier Sculpture Park was among the first contemporary sculpture parks in the United States. Created from ...

  • Saint Louis Forest Park Tour

    1 Reviews

    Saint Louis, MO

    With more than thirteen hundred acres, this park is larger than New York’s Central Park. Dedicated in 1876, the park took its name from the natural forest that once covered this area. Named one ...
    •  2 hours
    •  4 miles
    •  Guide

    With more than thirteen hundred acres, this park is larger than New York’s Central Park. Dedicated in 1876, the park took ...

  • Soulard, Saint Louis

    1 Reviews

    Saint Louis, MO

    Stalls piled high with fresh fruits and vegetables, buckets of colorful and fragrant flowers, bags of pungent spices and aromatic coffees, whiffs of smoked sausages and fresh donuts, the cackle ...
    •  1 - 3 hours
    •  4 miles
    •  Guide

    Stalls piled high with fresh fruits and vegetables, buckets of colorful and fragrant flowers, bags of pungent spices and ...

  • The Hill, Saint Louis

    1 Reviews

    Saint Louis, MO

    When you see the green, white, and red fireplugs, you will know you have entered the Hill. The area was first settled by northern Italians in the early 1900s; they had left the Illinois coal ...
    •  30 minutes
    •  1 miles
    •  Guide

    When you see the green, white, and red fireplugs, you will know you have entered the Hill. The area was first settled by ...

  • Saint Louis Central West End

    1 Reviews

    Saint Louis, MO

    An array of shops and restaurants and ornate lampposts can be found along Euclid Avenue and the nearby side streets. What you see today, however, is reclaimed beauty and usefulness. After World ...
    •  2 hours
    •  4 miles
    •  Guide

    An array of shops and restaurants and ornate lampposts can be found along Euclid Avenue and the nearby side streets. What ...

  • Lafayette Square, Saint Louis

    1 Reviews

    Saint Louis, MO

    Lafayette Square, the neighborhood surrounding Lafayette Park, has experienced glory, decline, and now rebirth. Within the western boundary of St. Louis’s early common lands, the area attracted ...
    •  30 minutes
    •  1.25 miles
    •  Guide

    Lafayette Square, the neighborhood surrounding Lafayette Park, has experienced glory, decline, and now rebirth. Within the ...

  • Saint Louis Tower Grove Park Tour

    1 Reviews

    Saint Louis, MO

    Like Central Park in New York, Boston Common, and Boston Public Garden, Tower Grove Park is a National Historic Landmark. With its faux ruins, grand gates, whimsical pavilions, statuary, and ...
    •  1 hour
    •  2 miles
    •  Guide

    Like Central Park in New York, Boston Common, and Boston Public Garden, Tower Grove Park is a National Historic Landmark. ...

  • Saint Louis City Sights

    1 Reviews

    Saint Louis, MO

    This walk lets you savor the many attractions that attract people to St. Louis—the arch, the Mississippi River, Busch Stadium, the Old Cathedral, Christ Church Cathedral, and Union Station, which ...
    •  2.5 hours
    •  4.25 miles
    •  Guide

    This walk lets you savor the many attractions that attract people to St. Louis—the arch, the Mississippi River, Busch Stadium, ...

  • Laclede's Landing

    1 Reviews

    Saint Louis, MO

    St. Louis’s original settlement began in the area occupied by the Gateway Arch and the wharf area known as Laclede’s Landing. Those early buildings and streets were cleared to make room for the ...
    •  30 minutes
    •  0.5 miles
    •  Guide

    St. Louis’s original settlement began in the area occupied by the Gateway Arch and the wharf area known as Laclede’s Landing. ...

  • Saint Louis Zoo

    1 Reviews

    Saint Louis, MO

    With its paved and level pathways, natural animal settings, waterfalls, ponds, and well-tended and spacious grounds, the zoo offers an ideal walk for everyone, regardless of age or ability. Special ...
    •  1 hour
    •  1.5 miles
    •  Guide

    With its paved and level pathways, natural animal settings, waterfalls, ponds, and well-tended and spacious grounds, the ...

  • Grand South Grand,Tower Grove Park

    1 Reviews

    Saint Louis, MO

    South Grand is one of the newest neighborhoods in St. Louis to experience revitalization. Between the 3000 and 3200 blocks of Grand, you will find interesting shops, exotic restaurants, outdoor ...
    •  30 minutes
    •  1 miles
    •  Guide

    South Grand is one of the newest neighborhoods in St. Louis to experience revitalization. Between the 3000 and 3200 blocks ...

  • St. Louis, Missouri

    0 Reviews

    Saint Louis, MO

    Known to pioneers as “the gateway to the West,” St. Louis still welcomes visitors with a small-town homeyness, but the city has updated its image with lots of urban attractions. Situated on the ...
    •  Up to a week's worth of fun.
    •  Guide

    Known to pioneers as “the gateway to the West,” St. Louis still welcomes visitors with a small-town homeyness, but the city ...

  • Gateway to the West: Lewis and Clark to Shaw Nature Reserve

    0 Reviews

    Saint Louis, MO

    An 85-mile drive beginning at the Lewis and Clark State Historic Site in Illinois and crossing into Missouri to visit more historical, cultural, and recreational sites and ending at the Shaw ...
    •  85 miles
    •  Guide

    An 85-mile drive beginning at the Lewis and Clark State Historic Site in Illinois and crossing into Missouri to visit more ...

  • Lewis & Clark Trail: Illinois, Missouri, and Kansas

    0 Reviews

    Saint Louis, MO

    This eTrail was written for travelers along the Lewis and Clark Trail. Inside you'll find a map and detailed directions to all the sites and attractions related to the Lewis & Clark expedition ...
    •  A couple days to a couple weeks
    •  Guide

    This eTrail was written for travelers along the Lewis and Clark Trail. Inside you'll find a map and detailed directions ...

  • University City, Saint Louis

    0 Reviews

    Saint Louis, MO

    You will walk not only on the Washington University campus, but also along Delmar Boulevard and through The Loop, University City’s popular student and tourist area. The Loop, which runs for ...
    •  2 hours
    •  3.5 miles
    •  Guide

    You will walk not only on the Washington University campus, but also along Delmar Boulevard and through The Loop, University ...

  • Calvary Cemetery, Saint Louis

    0 Reviews

    Saint Louis, MO

    Calvary Cemetery is a tad younger than Bellefontaine, its neighbor to the south; at almost 480 acres, it is also larger. Although established in 1857, it contains the graves of people who died ...
    •  1.5 hours
    •  2 miles
    •  Guide

    Calvary Cemetery is a tad younger than Bellefontaine, its neighbor to the south; at almost 480 acres, it is also larger. ...

  • Bellefontaine Cemetery

    0 Reviews

    Saint Louis, MO

    The fourteen miles of winding paths, manmade lakes, and the landscaping of the eventual 310 acres were developed over time by Almerin Hotchkiss, who left his job with a cemetery in Brooklyn, ...
    •  2 hours
    •  3.5 miles
    •  Guide

    The fourteen miles of winding paths, manmade lakes, and the landscaping of the eventual 310 acres were developed over time ...

  • The MetroLink Walk

    0 Reviews

    Saint Louis, MO

    If you have time to kill at Lambert International Airport, are staying at a downtown hotel, simply want to ditch your car, or want to see a great deal of St. Louis in a few days, then get on ...
    •  30 minutes - 1 day

    If you have time to kill at Lambert International Airport, are staying at a downtown hotel, simply want to ditch your car, ...

  • Cherokee Street, Saint Louis

    0 Reviews

    Saint Louis, MO

    Once a working-class neighborhood of tiny two-story, red-brick houses, front-porch stoops, varied storefronts, and tree-lined streets, the Cherokee-Lemp Historic District is now home to St. Louis’s ...
    •  30 minutes
    •  1 miles
    •  Guide

    Once a working-class neighborhood of tiny two-story, red-brick houses, front-porch stoops, varied storefronts, and tree-lined ...

  • Jefferson National Expansion Memorial

    0 Reviews

    Saint Louis, MO

    As Barringer Fifield so aptly notes in his book Seeing Saint Louis, “The Arch is where everything comes together. The improbably stainless steel flourish unites not only earth and sky, land and ...
    •  1 hour
    •  2 miles
    •  Guide

    As Barringer Fifield so aptly notes in his book Seeing Saint Louis, “The Arch is where everything comes together. The improbably ...

  • Cliff Cave County Park

    0 Reviews

    Saint Louis, MO

    This is a fun place to kill an afternoon or burn off the day's frustrations with a cool evening ride. Cliff Cave County Park includes both open riverside space and forested land on the bluffs ...
    •  5 miles
    •  Guide

    This is a fun place to kill an afternoon or burn off the day's frustrations with a cool evening ride. Cliff Cave County Park ...

  • Katy Trail State Park

    0 Reviews

    Saint Louis, MO

    Katy Trail State Park has a little of everything. You'll ride next to the muddy Missouri River, along towering sandstone bluffs, and through open prairie land. Two caves are accessible from the ...
    •  185 miles
    •  Guide

    Katy Trail State Park has a little of everything. You'll ride next to the muddy Missouri River, along towering sandstone ...