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Emmenegger Nature Park is a very special and unique place. You will not find a park with more... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2018

this place is so beatiful. there are breathtaking views and it's super peaceful. surprising there... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2018
Kaitlyn P
Defiance, Missouri
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“powder valley”(3 reviews)
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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11991 Stoneywood Dr, Kirkwood, Saint Louis, MO 63122-7012
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Reviewed 31 October 2018

Emmenegger Nature Park is a very special and unique place. You will not find a park with more Ozark biodiversity within the Highway 270 beltway. A short paved lowland trail leads to an 1.8 mile unpaved loop trail with steep sections that take you up...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 16 September 2018

this place is so beatiful. there are breathtaking views and it's super peaceful. surprising there is somewhere so beautiful close to the city.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Kaitlyn P
Reviewed 31 January 2018

This is essentially 2 hills and a valley. One hill is steep and overlooks the Meramec River. There is an asphalt path from the parking area across the bridge, but it ends part way through the park. Dress in layers because the sun doesn't get...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 22 November 2017

Any outdoor nature parks are a positive for communities. I just don't find this one to be easy to manage, access, or hike.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank barkus1968
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

After looking online, we decided to give this park a try. There is a pretty decent part of the trail that's paved and has bridges. Saw some deer 🦌 just off the trail and they didn't get spooked when they saw us. Overall great afternoon!

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

My dog and I frequent this trail throughout the year. Some of the hiking area, going down the hill, can be a little slick in rainy weather. There are plenty of shady spots and scenic (looking towards highway 44) views. There are benches and areas...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Dana B
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Despite having lived in St Louis for almost 10 years at one point I had never been to (or even heard of) Emmenegger Nature Park. It is along the same road as Powder Valley Conservation Area in Kirkwood only a little further down. We parked...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank GoVols79
Reviewed 16 February 2017

A good place to walk the dog, leash laws enforced. Good flat and hilly paths, flat paths is smooth asphalt, hilly paths go through the woods some difficult to climb. Views from the top of the hills are great with westward views of the valley...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Mike C
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Mon., Jan. 16, 2017 Emmenegger Nature Park We went for a weekend hike with our dog 🐶 and he loved it. We found mushrooms 🍄 growing on trees and stumps. At the top we had a break and had bread with cheese and sausage. We...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank Michael V
Reviewed 29 December 2016

I have hiked this twice. Once in the summer in the rain - it was a good workout with nice views of the Meramec River tucked in just north of the I 270 and I 44 interchange accessed off Geyer Road in Kirkwood Missouri. The...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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