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Forest Park Boathouse – Boat Rentals

Boathouse Forest Park
Row, row, row your boat.

Since 1876, boating in Forest Park has been a popular St. Louis tradition. This time-honored pastime has returned. Take a leisurely sentimental journey on Post-Dispatch Lake, where you are likely to encounter colonies of ducks, heron, geese, kingfishers, schools of fish and turtles. You will also come across some of the parks most treasured landmarks: The Saint Louis Art Museum, St. Louis Zoo, World’s Fair Pavilion, Art Hill, Grand Basin and the Government Hill Fountain.

Paddleboats are available for rental at a cost of $15.00 per hour. Paddleboats can accommodate up to 4 adults or 560 pounds. Life jackets are provided, but not required.

**You must be 16 years of age or older with a valid photo ID to rent a boat without parental supervision.

Spring/Summer Hours (April-Oct)

10:00 a.m. to 1 hour prior to sunset

Grand Reopening of Boathouse Restaurant!

Monday, May 5, 2014

BIG NEWS!!! The official Grand Reopening of the Boathouse Restaurant will be Monday, May 5. We hope you can join us for the festivities! Thank you to all of our loyal customers for your continued support and patience during this process – it means the world!


Getting lost in beautiful Forest Park is never a bad thing.

The Boathouse is situated in the center of Forest Park between the Muny and the Zoo. You may get to it from all the entrances to the park by just following the signs.

The easiest way to get to the Boathouse is by going north on Hampton Avenue. (If coming from I-64/US-40, take Hampton exit, follow the signs for Forest Park, and head north on Hampton.) At the traffic circle, take the 2nd exit onto Concourse Drive. At the next traffic circle, take the 2nd exit onto Washington Drive. Turn right onto Government Drive. Destination will be on your left.

Address:  6101 Government Drive, St. Louis, MO  63110
You can view a map of the park by clicking on the image below.

Still turned around? Just give us a call and we can guide you in: (314) 367-2224.

Tina Siebert

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