Babler Memorial State Park

Babler Memorial State Park

Babler Memorial State Park
800 Guy Park Drive
Wildwood, MO 63005
(636) 458-3813 (Park Office & Visitor Center)

Amenities: 888 acres of park land, an Olympic-sized pool, hiking, equestrian, and biking trails, visitor center, basic and electric campsites, picnic sites, volleyball, softball fields and the Jacob L. Babler Outdoor Education Center-a resident camp for campers with special needs.

Babler Memorial State Park, located in West St Louis County in Wildwood Missouri, has four hiking trails that range in length and difficulty-ranked from 1 to 5, with 5 being the most difficult. The Dogwood Trail is 2 miles in length and a "3" in difficulty. The Woodbine Trail is 1.75 miles and a "3" in difficulty. The Virginia Day Memorial Trail is 1.5 miles and ranked a "2". The Hawthorn Trail is 1.15 miles long and a "2" in difficulty.

In 1934, eighty-eight acres of parkland was donated to the state park system by Jacob and Henry Babler in memory of their brother, Dr. Edmund A. Babler, a St. Louis surgeon. Eight hundred additional acres were added to those acres and Babler Memorial State Park was born. The Civilian Conservation Corps, a WPA program during the Great Depression, was used to build many of the stone structures that are still in the park, including the entrance gateway, using stone quarried from the area. Twenty-two of those structures are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Babler Memorial State Park Related Links:

Missouri State Parks Website

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