Scouting

Scouting

Looking to complete a badge requirement or just plan a fun outing for a group of energetic kids? Let our Park Rangers help plan a program for your group!

St. Louis County Department of Parks and Recreation offers a wide variety of outdoor activities designed for your group. Programs listed below fulfill all necessary requirements to earn the appropriate scouting badge and they are also available to any interested group. We can also help you create your own program.

By request, we offer canoeing, fishing, archery and hiking. Please email us at Pmailbox@stlouisco.com or call (314) 615-7746 for more information. 

Outdoor Activities

Rank  Available Programs
Junior Girl Scout           Geocaching, Animal Habitats
Brownies  Hiker, Senses
Webelos  Forester, Geologist, Naturalist
Bear Cub  Sharing Your World with Wildlife, Take Care of Your Planet, Tying It All Up
Wolf Cub  Your Living World
Tiger Cub  Let's Go Outdoors

Eagle Scout Projects
Looking for an Eagle Scout project? Contact us for more information on how you can do your project within the St. Louis County Parks Department!

View Park Events

Park Closings:

(as of 7/16/17 10:30 pm)

Creve Coeur back loop playground water feature is shut down for the season.

Riverside trail at Simpson is open, however there is a 50 ft. section at the eastern most end that had to be re-routed and the footing is sand and dirt. Also, users should be cautious of sand smears across trail after rain events.

Unger Park is open to the shelter parking lot, but the trail is closed beyond the riverside parking lot

Sherman Beach and Al Foster trails are passable but have areas with sand and debris on them


Cliff Cave Park will be closed from Jul 24- Aug 3 due to the installation of the new bridge over Cliff Cave Road.

* 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.