Lafayette Park

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Mississippi Ave (btwn Park & Lafayette Ave)
St Louis, MO 63104

Foursquare Tips

  • You can rent little sailboats at Rue Lafayette cafe and sail them on the pond.
  • Oldest park west of the Mississippi
  • Taking a jog around the park? Be sure to hit some of the side streets. Some of the houses are amazing.
  • Lay by the lake with Blues City lunch....perfect spot.
  • Park perimeter = .95 mile.
  • City's oldest park is a great place for free concerts, movies, and events during the summertime.
  • Sit by the lake and enjoy the bird and people watching!
  • PS ... Here for Arcelia's? They're closed.
  • Bridge and pond.
  • Beware of the hypnotoad!
  • Established in 1836, this is one of the oldest urban parks west of the Mississippi. Surrounding French architecture will make you feel like you're taking a stroll on the set of Mary Poppins.
  • It's really big
  • For dog walkers there are signs near every entrance that dogs must be on a leash.This rule is for everyone no one is exempt. Please show a little common courtesy.
  • Spring House Tour & Antique Show!
  • Summer Concerts for free.
  • Small, quiet and old green spot near to downtown.
  • Beautiful park. Was here for a beer festival and there was plenty to walk around and see.
  • The swans in the pond look really nice but get pretty pissy when you try to play catch with them.
  • From running to people watching there are so many things to do plus the business district if right around the corner
  • One of the nicest parks St. Louis has to offer. Small, but quaint. It's absolutely lovely for a walk or a picnic. You might catch sight of a swan or two! Beautiful bridges and flowers. :)