Jefferson Lake (St. Louis)

Driving Directions

Located in Forest Park off Highway 40/61; at Kingshighway exit, go north, then west (left) on Hospital Drive, then north (right) on Clayton Road to lake on right in Forest Park.


Facilities/features: picnic area, pavilion, Jefferson Lake (nine acres), fishing platform.

General Information

St. Louis

Saint Louis City



STL City Parks and Rec.

CAP; Dan Skillman 5600 Clayton Rd. St. Louis, MO 63110 314/289-5300

  • St. Louis City Parks Dept. owns and maintains all facilities and grounds on this area, Forest Park.

(Activity Explanations)
(Population Definition)
Fishing - Bass Good population.  
Fishing - Catfish Good population.  
Fishing - Crappie Fair population.  
Fishing - Other Fair population. Carp 
Fishing - Sunfish Good population.  
Fishing - Trout Good population. Winter only 

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Conservation Department Facilities
Facility Item Name Count Comments
Fishing Jetty/Platformaccessible   
Parking Lotaccessible   

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Feature Item Name Count Size Comments
Fishing Lake or Pond Jefferson Lake 9.00 acres  

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Land Cover Types
Land Type Acres Comments
Lakes/Ponds 9.00  
Total Area Acres:9.00 

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Designated Trails
Trail Name Trail Type Length
No Designated Trails

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Shooting Range General Information

This area has no shooting ranges.

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