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Castlewood State Park
1401 Kiefer Creek Road
Ballwin, MO 63021
Located east on Kiefer Creek Rd., off New Ballwin Rd. from Hwy. 100 in southwest St. Louis County (636) 227-4433
Castlewood's main attractions stem from the Meramec River, which flows through the park, and the magnificent white limestone bluffs that soar high above the river. This park is ideal to observe nature, hike, bike, and picnic. Both paved and dirt/mountain are available for bikers, also Castlewood contains boat ramps to the Meramec River allowing visitors to enjoy the nautical aspects of the park. Also of interest is the World Bird Sanctuary, located in the park and open to the public on Saturdays and Sundays. The sanctuary houses live birds and features interpretive displays on birds of prey and their activities.
Visit > http://www.mostateparks.com/castlewood/map.htm
Forest Park Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63130
Along Forest Park Avenue in downtown St. Louis.
For information, call the rink at 367-RINK.
Bicycles may be rented in Forest Park at Steinberg Rink near the Forest Park path for $7 an hour, $15 for a half day (four hours) or $25 for the entire day. Bicycles may be rented until sunset. Fees are charged only for skating and bike or fishing pole rental so the rink area can be a "destination" for joggers, bikers and those who want to watch the skaters.
Visit > http://stlouis.missouri.org/citygov/parks/forestpark/
Katy Trail State Park
St. Charles Trail Head
By Boonslick Road and Highway 70
The Touring Cyclist: 636-949-9630
Creason Bike Rentals and Shuttle Service: 573-694-2027
Cave Springs Bike & Fitness Center (St. Peters): 314-928-1127
This hiking/biking trail was developed from an abandoned railroad right of way and is maintained by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources. It will someday be the longest trail in the country. At present, the trail leads from St. Charles to Sedalia. However, due to bridgework, a few sections may be impassable. Please call the number above for the latest information. Bike rentals are available near the St. Charles post, and are available at Cave Springs Bike & Fitness Center in St. Peters and The Touring Cyclist. The Touring Cyclist is located at 104 South Main in St. Charles, MO 63301
Visit > http://www.mostateparks.com/katytrail/StCharles/StCharles.htm
Rt.66 State Park
97 North outer Road
Eureka, MO 6302
Located two miles east of Eureka in St. Louis County
This park pays tribute to “The Main Street of America” through historical displays and route 66 memorabilia. This park also offers excellent opportunities for studying nature and bird watching through its divers set of trees, plants, and animals (among which are over 40 types of birds). This park also has picnic sites, walking, bicycling, and equestrian trails.
Visit > http://www.mostateparks.com/route66.htm
Please note: A list of bike rental facilities in the St. Louis area may be obtained from:
Visit > http://thecityofstlouis.us/bicycle/