Location: I-44 North Outer Road west of Highway 141, 1 Lone Elk Park Rd Saint Louis, MO 63088
Lone Elk Park is a wildlife management area, with bison, wild turkey, waterfowl, elk and deer. Motorcycles are prohibited. Domestic animals are not allowed, even if confined in a vehicle.
The park acreage was once part of the Tyson Valley Powder Plant used for the testing and storage of ammunition during WWII. After the War, the area served as a County Park, and in 1948 herds of elk and bison were established. The land was re-acquired by the Federal Government during the Korean War, and for safety reasons the wildlife herds were destroyed in 1958. However, one lone bull elk survived.
The park officially opens at 7 a.m. in the summer and 8 a.m. in the winter. However, the gates are physically opened and the public is free to enter by 6:30-7 a.m. year round. The park closes at sunset.
Tuesday, Oct 12, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. Central Time
Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. Central Time
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