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Dr. Edmund A. Babler Memorial State Park

Park Information

Generations of Missourians have passed through Dr. Edmund A. Babler’s Memorial State Park's massive stone gateway for cookouts and family get-togethers or to spend time with friends. The park’s camping facilities, Civilian Conservation Corps architecture, and hiking, bicycling and equestrian trails help all visitors find their place to get away from it all, just minutes from St. Louis.

Park Hours

Park Grounds: Entrance gates open and close at these times.

  • Summer Hours (On-Season)
    April through October

    7 a.m. to 9 p.m., daily
  • Winter Hours (Off-Season)
    November through March

    7 a.m. to 6 p.m., daily

Park Office hours

  • 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., daily, year-round.

River Hills Visitor Center hours

  • April through October
    8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday through Sunday
    Closed Mondays and Tuesdays
  • November and March
    8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday and Sunday only 
  • December through February
    Closed