Queeny Park

550 Weidman Road, St. Louis, MO 63131
(click here for directions to 550 Weidman Road side of the park)

1675 South Mason Road

Park Hours
8 a.m. - 30 minutes past sunset

General Information / History
Queeny Park was once part of the estate of the late Mr. and Mrs. Edgar M. Queeny. Mr. Queeny was the former president and chairman of the board of Monsanto Chemical Company, which was founded by his father.

Jarville, the house at 1723 Mason Road, was built about 1854 by Hyacinth Renard, and is one of the best surviving examples of the Greek Revival style in Missouri. The house was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.

The Queenys sold their property to the American Investment Company Realty Corporation in 1964, giving the proceeds to Barnes Hospital. St. Louis County purchased the property from the American Investment Company in March, 1970.

Ethel Queeny contributed $1 million towards the completion of the family recreation complex. Edward Greensfelder, who represents the Albert P. Greensfelder Foundation, also donated $1 million for the project, along with an additional $50,000 for landscaping. Construction of the Greensfelder Memorial Complex began June, 1972 and was dedicated in September, 1974. 

The playground, completed in September 1974 and featuring a supervised, innovative strategy, was designed by Roland W. McFarland through a bequest by Ethel S. Queeny.

Click here for more history on Queeny Park.

Features & Amenities
 + Playground
 + Trails
 + Native Tree Trail
 + Tennis Courts
 + Fishing
 + Greensfelder Recreation Complex
 + Tails & Trails Dog Park
 + Museum of the Dog
 + Wedding Sites
 + Year-Round Restroom (corporate picnic site)
 + Reservable Shelters
Corporate Picnic Sites
Smith Shelter

Dog Park

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Park Postings:

(As of 1/24/18 10:30 a.m.)

* The lake and all boat ramps at Creve Couer Park will be closed to all activities starting 1/24 - 2/23 as part of the Asian Carp removal project. T
he trail in the Sailboat Cove area, as well the entire parking lot at the Sailboat Cove will be also be closed for the duration of the project. Large portions of the trail will still be available, but it will no longer be able to circumvent the lake. The timeline may change due to weather. For your safety, please adhere to all postings while at the park.

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

* Unger Park roads are open to the Riverside Trail Parking lot, however, the Riverside Trail remains closed beyond this parking lot

* Sherman Beach and Al Foster Trails are passable but have areas with sand and debris on them.

* 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.