Located on east side of the Old Chain of Rocks Bridge, this island offers river access, trails, fishing, and birding over 5,500 acres on the river.
Malcolm W. Martin Memorial Park
Home of the Gateway Geyser, this park also boasts a tower with a postcard-quality view of the St. Louis skyline.
Olin Nature Preserve
The 300-acre preserve offers hiking trails, cypress ponds, and scenic overlooks of the Mississippi.
Stemler Cave Woods Nature Preserve
The preserve’s 3-mile hiking trail includes interpretive signage along the way.
Watershed Nature Center
Home to nearly 40 acres of prairies, forests, and wetlands, the center offers education and passive recreation.
Visit meprd.org for more parks and trails in the Metro East.