World's Most Beautiful City Parks
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Forest Park, St. Louis
An ongoing $100 million restoration project is sprucing up Forest Park, with projects that include the renovation of the Jewel Box, an Art Deco greenhouse and event space. The former host site of the 1904 Summer Olympics and World’s Fair now contains a zoo, art and history museums, and a science center. Join one of the regular bird walks for the chance to see wild turkeys, great horned owls, and more of the 100-plus species that have been documented here.