George Winter Park
401 Allen Road
8 a.m. - 30 minutes past sunset
General Information / History
Winter Park, named after George Winter, Sr., was created with a donation from Winter Brothers Material Company in 1969. It was dedicated as a St. Louis County Park on August 29, 1971.
A boat ramp was constructed in 1978 partially with funds donated by the Concord Village Lions Club as a result of the cooperation between the Department and this civic organization. By 2003, the lake was silting up and could no longer be used for some water recreation events. Though two boat ramps now provide access to the lake and the Meramec River, due to siltation, one ramp is restricted to Jetski use only depending on the water level.
Boat Launch Information
The lake is a beacon for recreational boating during the summer months. During times of high water, especially when the Mississippi backs up into the Meramec, large pleasure boats can go as far upstream on the Meramec as Castlewood State Park.
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Features & Amenities
+ 2 Boat Ramps (Meramec River)
+ Reservable Shelter
An Iron Ranger pay station has been installed, and a $5.00 per watercraft fee is now required daily and year-round.
INVASIVE SPECIES ALERT:
The river(s) at this park are known to be infested with Asian Carp. These fish can top 50 pounds and can leap 10 feet into the air when startled by boaters, which can cause serious injuries to passengers in moving boats and tear up gear. For more information, please click here.