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Lone Elk Park

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1 Lone Elk Park, Saint Louis, MO 63088-2032
+1 314-615-5000
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Great way to spend a morning/afternoon

Discovered this Gem by accident, no fee, but they do ask for donations (which is well deserved... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Stewart B
via mobile
I Never Knew - DON'T MISS THIS SITE!!!

I must have driven by this sign for this park a hundred times and never stopped! I will for now... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Midway, Arkansas
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  • Average5%
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“drive thru” (20 reviews)
“bison area” (15 reviews)
1 Lone Elk Park, Saint Louis, MO 63088-2032
+1 314-615-5000
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Discovered this Gem by accident, no fee, but they do ask for donations (which is well deserved). You can drive around the park which takes about 20-30 mins dependant on how many animals you see (you can also go around as many times as you...More

Thank Stewart B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I must have driven by this sign for this park a hundred times and never stopped! I will for now on! A beautiful park that you can drive through and see Elk, Buffalo and other wildlife roaming free! There are picnic areas and bathrooms for...More

1  Thank ArkansasEagle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Large drive through county park where you will see Geese, Bison , Deer and Elk. BIG ELK! you cant get out and walk around but there is a picnic area. No pets or motorcycles are allowed in the park. Especially beautiful in the fall as...More

1  Thank James H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We drove through Lone Elk Park and climbed the observation tower which is located when you first enter the park. They have lots of picnic areas to have lunch or relax a while. We saw deer, elk, and bison. We saw elk up close too....More

1  Thank extraordinarylife
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We drove thru here on our last day in the area. It was a cool and cloudy day which made it even nicer. We saw elk and deer. We did not see any bison but alot of evidence they were around somewhere! My granddaughter loved...More

Thank Donna P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great place to take a drive and see wildlife. On a good day you're able to get close to the animals, while in your car of course. There other days when you really have to search, but there's never a bad experience.

Thank TULIPS1970
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We thought it was awesome. My wife and kids loved it. We saw lots of elk. Saw two really big bulls & probably ten cows. We went through the bison park and saw lots of bison. We even saw several white tail deer. All in...More

Thank Hank H
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Lone Elk Park is a wonderful way to spend a day. There are two parts of the park. One side has hiking trails, elk deer, turkey, etc... The other side has all of the following plus bison! When we visited we saw four bull elk,...More

1  Thank MikeGrace D
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

We drove through this park one Friday evening. The drive is lovely and the way is well-marked. The suggested entry fee is $1 per car. We saw baby raccoons and mommas, deer, wild turkeys and elk. We didn't see any bison, only their mud pies....More

1  Thank MichiganTravelwriter
Reviewed 8 August 2017

If you want a great place to drive through and see wildlife up close this is your place! There are also plenty of places to get out of your vehicle and picnic with public restrooms nearby. There is a great covered observation tower and even...More

Thank Sandy M
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26 August 2017|
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Response from Hank H | Reviewed this property |
They do have a few port-a-johns. That's all.
Neil W
28 July 2017|
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Response from Gary1392 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. You can easily set the pace. Figure 20 minutes minimum. Sometimes slow traffic can slow the line down and extend the time. We've even gone around twice if there was no traffic and we wanted to see something again.
Mary C
27 April 2017|
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Response from ginnymae45 | Reviewed this property |
The park closes at dusk.