O'Fallon Park

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O'Fallon Park
O'Fallon Park Boat House.jpg
O'Fallon Park Boathouse
Type Urban park
Location St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Coordinates 38°40′51″N 90°13′09″W / 38.6807°N 90.2193°W / 38.6807; -90.2193Coordinates: 38°40′51″N 90°13′09″W / 38.6807°N 90.2193°W / 38.6807; -90.2193
Area 126.63 acres (51.25 ha)
Created 1908
Operated by St. Louis Department of Parks, Recreation, and Forestry
Status Open
Website stlouis-mo.gov

O'Fallon Park is a municipal park in St. Louis, Missouri, that opened in 1908.[1]

Description[edit]

The park is named after John O'Fallon, a colonel who fought in the War of 1812 and nephew of William Clark.[1] The park is 126.63 acres and was once part of O'Fallon's 600-acre land holding.[1] The park has a lake with a boathouse.[1] It has basketball courts, tennis courts, softball fields, and a football field.[1] It has a playground, multiple picnic grounds, and a spray pool.[1]

Geography[edit]

O'Fallon Park is located near the riverfront. On the north, it is bordered by Interstate 70; on the southwest, by W. Florissant Ave. The southeastern border follows E. Harris Ave., Algernon St., and Adelaide Ave.

Surrounding areas[edit]

O'Fallon Park is surrounded by five St. Louis neighborhoods. North Riverfront borders the north, Penrose borders the west, Near North Riverfront borders the east by a tip, and finally two neighborhoods border the south, O'Fallon and College Hill.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "St. Louis Parks - O'Fallon Park". City of St. Louis. Retrieved 20 February 2017. 

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