Forest Park holding public hearings to make the park better

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Everyone has an opinion and Forest Park wants to hear yours. City and park officials want to discuss potential improvements with citizens this week.

Forest Park Forever and its city partners are holding three public hearings this week to get your input on making Forest Park even better.

The beautiful weather brought many to Forest Park Sunday to enjoy a day in the sun and all that the park has to offer. Beginning tonight, Forest Park Forever starts its “Discovery Week.” A week of open houses to discover the thoughts of the community. They want to find out how to better connect the park to the community with discussions on access points, bike trails and overall experiences. One visitor told us he is aware of the proposed plans.

“I’m familiar with the construction and what has been going on. I’ve been in St. Louis for 10 years and its been really nice to see the park improve over that time its been a lot of fun.”

The open houses will be held Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 6 to 8pm at the Dennis and Judith Jones Visitor and Education Center at the Park.

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