Des Peres Park

Des Peres Park

12325 Manchester Road
Des Peres, MO 63131
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A tot playground was installed in 2002, and a five to 12 year old playground was completed in 2005. 


The park also offers:

  • Baseball / Softball Fields (April July) Three
  • Bike / Jogging Trail One mile, half mile, and quarter mile tracks
  • Gazebo – Can be reserved
  • Lake / Fishing – Two acres (lake stocked with blue gill, bass, and catfish) 
  • Lighted Tennis Courts Six
  • Multi–Purpose Court
  • Nature Area
  • Parcourse Fitness Trail
  • Picnic Pavilion with Grill – Can be reserved (April 1 October 31)
  • Picnic Sites
  • Play Fountain (Memorial Day Labor Day)
  • Playgrounds Two
  • Rest Rooms (year round)
  • Shuffleboard Courts
  • Soccer Fields (Second week in August - Second week in November) Two

Reservation Application

To reserve the Des Peres Park Pavilion please fill out the online application. Your reservation is not final until a fulltime 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 six lighted tennis courts open to the public from April 1 through October 31 until 10 p.m. daily.

Click here for a complete list of park rules.


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.