Friday, April 26, 2013

Deer Creek Park (Rocket Park), Maplewood

Location: 3200 Laclede Station Rd., Maplewood, MO 63143

Amenities: playground, picnic shelter, sports fields, restroom


Playground ground cover: rubber mats, wood chips, sand

This is a great park often referred to as just Rocket Park because it's all space themed. The rocket slide is huge, almost 3 stories! There are sling swings, an adaptive swing, and baby swings. They have a sand area, a digging toy, a bouncy thing that resembles the space shuttle, a car kids can "ride in", a rock wall and more. Bathrooms and a nice covered pavilion are right next door. The sign says for 5 and up because it is so tall but my 3 year old enjoys it. However him being up so high does make me a little nervous so I always keep my eye on him. They also have a teeter totter that he really likes. There is a snack station here where you can buy things like sno cones, pretzels, hot dogs, etc.

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