Black Forest

9822 Perrin Avenue
Saint Louis, MO 63125
4.25 acres
(click here for directions to the park)



In 1958, St. Louis County purchased Black Forest Park for $12,750. The following year a $31,000 contract was set for development. The park was opened to the public in 1960.




Park Hours: 8 a.m. to one half hour past official sunset, 
except when reservations are issued.


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Park Closings:

Due to wet conditions, the Tails & Trails Dog Park is closed today (3/28)

 The Bottomland Trail along Grant's Trail was severely damaged during periods of heavy rain. For safety reasons, this short trail has been closed. Plans are being developed to relocate the trail away from Gravois Creek.


The east side of Cliff Cave Road including the field, River Bluff trail and Spring Valley trail are closed at Cliff Cave Park for Construction.