City Parks

Des Peres Park


12325 Manchester Road
Des Peres, MO 63131
Directions | Park Map

Park Features

3 Baseball / Softball Fields (April - July)
Bike / Jogging Trail (one mile, half mile, and quarter mile tracks)
Reservable Gazebo
Lake / Fishing (2 acres, lake stocked with blue gill, bass, and catfish) 
6 Lighted Tennis Courts
1 Multi-Purpose Court
Nature Area
Parcourse Fitness Trail
Reservable Picnic Pavilion with Grill (Reservable April 1-October 31)
Picnic Sites
Play Fountain (Memorial Day-Labor Day, controls by bathroom entrance)
2 Playgrounds (tot playground and 5-12 year old playground)
Rest Rooms (year round)
Shuffleboard Courts
2 Soccer Fields (Second week in August - Second week in November)


Pavilion Reservations


To reserve the Des Peres Park Pavilion please fill out the online application. Your reservation is not final until a full-time member of the Parks and Recreation staff confirms the date is available and the rental fee is paid for in full. View the Online Pavilion Reservation . To find information on fees please visit our Parks Rules and Pavilion Information  page.

Park Hours and Rules


All city parks are open from dawn until dusk.  Hours may be extended for city sponsored special events.  Des Peres Park has 6 lighted tennis courts open to the public from April 1 - October 31 until 10 p.m. daily.

Click here for a complete list of park rules.


History


Des Peres Parks was established with a 20 year bond issue in 1973. Located on what was the Lutheran Orphanage property, the 42.5 acre park is home to City Hall and numerous recreational facilities. The trails and lake are among the most popular features in the park.