|Parks and Recreation|
Route 66 Park
Historic Route 66 runs through the day-use park, and the 1935 Bridgehead Inn Roadhouse. It has been transformed into an interpretive center with exhibits on Route 66 and Times Beach, the community that formerly thrived at this location. Hiking, biking, horseback and picnicking. Off 1-44 two miles east of Eureka in St. Louis County.
(636) 938-7198 or visit mostateparks.com
Activities: fishing,picnicking,hiking,equestrian trails and bicycling trails.
Greensfelder County Park
Allenton/Six Flags exit north of Highway 44
Laying at the foothills of the gently rolling Ozark mountain range, it features lovely shaded trails andspectacular views, horse boarding, equestrian and group camping, hayrides, trails, nature learning center, picnic sites and shelters, playground and trim orienteering course.
Trail Use: Cycling - Mountain Biking, Hiking, Horseback Riding
Services & Amenities: Campgrounds, Parking, Restrooms, Water
Visit http://www.co.st-louis.mo.us/parks/greensfelder.html or call 314-615-4386 for more information.
To reach Rockwoods Reservation, exit I-44 at Highway 109 and continue 4 miles north to Woods Avenue. Go left on Woods, then right on Glencoe Road. 636-458-2236
Rockwoods A conservation education center with wildlife exhibits, hiking trails and nature programs; plus 2,000 acres of forest, prairies, springs and streams. Interpretive programs by arrangement.
Facilities/features: picnic areas and a pavilion, hiking trails, viewing blind, and a permanent stream (Hamilton Creek).
Visit http://mdc4.mdc.mo.gov/applications/moatlas/AreaSummary or call 636-458-2236 for for more information.
Six Flags St. Louis (Eureka)
Interstate-44 Exit 269
Family fun and thrills. One day admission provides more than 100 rides, including the new Evel Knievel Roller Coaster. Includes the Bugs Bunny National Park, wooden and steel roller coasters, Justice League and Looney Tunes characters. Open April-October.
For more information visit www.sixflags.com/parks/stlouis/index.asp or call (636) 938-5900.
Twin Rivers Canoe Rental and Hayrides
8004 Twin Rivers Road
Eureka, Mo. 63025>
Float down the Meramec and the Big River. Floats Trips Start at 9:00 AM, 10:30 AM, 12:00 PM. Float Trips are 10 1/2 miles or 6 1/2 miles long. Canoes, rafts, new picnic area and hayrides.
For more information visit www.floateureka.com or call (314)226-7369.
Hidden Valley Ski Resort
17409 Hidden Valley Drive
Wildwood MO. 63025
Ski in Missouri. Natural hill with 310 foot drop. Variety of terrain .Rental equipment.
PSIA-certified instructors. Ski lodge.
Open Mid-December – March
Call for prices.
For more information visit www.hiddenvalleyski.com or call (636) 938-5373.
Black Madonna Shrine
100 St. Josephs Hill Road
Pacific, MO 63069
Nestled in the beautiful foothills of the Ozarks, the Black Madonna Shrine and Grottos offer a galaxy of dazzling mosaics and multi-colored rock sculptures. Dedicated to the Queen of Peace and Mercy, the Shrine is a shining example of what one man of faith can achieve. The grottos, which are constructed of Missouri tiff rock, are set in a countryside atmosphere. Admission: Free
For more information visit www.BlackMadonnaShrine.org or call (636) 938-5361.
Santa’s Magical Kingdom
5300 Fox Creek Road
Eureka, MO. 63025
Experience millions of dazzling lights as Santa’s reindeer soar overhead. Drive through or take the Santa Express.
For more information visit www.eurekajellystone.com/santa/ or call (636) 938-5925.
St. Louis Live Steamers
State Road 109 and Kircher Rd.
Eureka, MO. 63025
The St. Louis Live Steamers is a group interested in the construction of large scale model railroads, in steam railroad history and operations, and in steam technology generally. Ride the steam and diesel trains along the river at Kircher Park in Eureka, MO. Admission: Free
Visit www.stlouislivesteamers.org for more information.
Winding Brook Farms
3 Winding Brook Estates Dr
Eureka, MO 63025
Winding Brook Estate is a 17 acre farm with fields of lavender planted for public harvesting during blooming season.
Come and enjoy the beauty and fragrance of fields of blooming Lavender, in a setting reminiscent of times gone by. Relax while strolling the lavender fields and sipping refreshing Lavender lemonade. Pick your own bouquet or enjoy those harvested by us.
For more information visit www.windingbrookestate.com or call (636)587-2329.
Wild Candid Center
P.O. Box 760
Eureka, MO. 63025
Sheltered within the wooded acres of the Wild Candid Survival and Research Center, endangered wolves are born and reared each year for the reintroduction in the wild. Founded by Marlin Perkins in 1971, the Wild Candid Center is a private, nonprofit conservation organization.
Reservations required. June – March. Fees vary.
For more information visit http://www.wildcanidcenter.org/
World Bird Sanctuary
125 Bald Eagle Ridge Rd.
Valley Park MO. 63088
The World Bird Sanctuary’s mission is to preserve the earth’s biological diversity and to secure the future of threatened bird species in their natural environments. We work to fulfill that mission through education, captive breeding, field studies and rehabilitation.
Open 363 days each year 8am-5pm. Admission: Free
For more information visit www.worldbirdsanctuary.org or call (636)861-3225.
|Eureka, MO 63025
Nestled on 250 secluded acres just minutes from I-44, The Wyman Center is the area’s premier retreat facility, conference center, and team-building venue. Multiple indoor & outdoor meeting rooms are available along with fully heated/air conditioned cabins and a full service Dining Hall where no one ever leaves hungry! Available onsite activities includes multiple high/low ropes adventure challenges, zip-line, a 50’ climbing wall, 2 fishing lakes, an authentic teepee village, miles of hiking trails, and lots of open area for tent camping if desired. Advance booking required...12 person minimum.
Contact the Wyman Group Sales Office directly at 636-549-1258, by email at email@example.com or by visiting www.experiencewyman.org
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