Memorial Day 2008

For most of us, Memorial Day signals the official kickoff to summer. Here are some of our suggestions for getting outdoors and enjoying the holiday with friends and family.

Updated: April 26, 2001

Escape in the City

Forest Park

S Kingshighway Blvd, St Louis, MO 63110

St. Louis' centerpiece.

Missouri Botanical Garden

4344 Shaw Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63110

Powder Valley Nature Ctr

11715 Cragwold Rd, St Louis, MO 63122

Hike the woods in the city.

Butterfly House

15193 Olive Blvd, Chesterfield, MO 63017

Despite urban sprawl, something beautiful has bloomed.

More Ways to Participate

Escape From the City

Babler State Park

800 Guy Park Dr, Chesterfield, MO 63005


412 W 16th St, Hermann, MO 65041

Pere Marquette State Park

Illinois Rte 100, Grafton, IL 62037

Commune with nature.