City Parks

Des Peres Park

12325 Manchester Road

Des Peres, MO 63131

Directions | Park Map


Please complete our online survey for our parks master plan below:

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) - *Des Peres Park Fishing Dock is CLOSED for repairs 9/5-9/8.

6 Lighted Tennis Courts

3 Lighted Pickleball Courts

1 Multi-Purpose Court

Nature Area

Parcourse Fitness Trail

Reservable Picnic Pavilion with Grill (Reservable April - November)

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.


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.