Deer Creek Greenway: Deer Creek Park

This portion of the Deer Creek Greenway (.7-mile, paved) is nestled between the cities of Maplewood, Brentwood and Webster Groves. It parallels Deer Creek and links together the Webster Groves and Maplewood sides of Deer Creek Park (known in Maplewood as “Rocket Park.”) It also offers residents a direct connection to businesses, neighborhoods and green space in the area surrounding the confluence of Deer and Shady Creeks.

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Latitude: 38.605144 Longitude: -90.33342 Elevation: 442 ft

Recreational Opportunities

The Deer Creek Greenway is great for people who want to walk or ride to nearby parks and the Deer Creek Shopping Center.

Maplewood’s Deer Creek Park is often called “Rocket Park” because of its space-themed playground and tall rocket slide. It is a very popular gathering place for families with small children.

There are baseball and soccer fields on the Webster Groves side of the park. Restrooms, picnic areas and a gazebo can also be found in the park.

Seasons Accessible

The Deer Creek Greenway is open year-round. Please note that the trail is not plowed of snow or ice.


There are no fees to visit the greenway.

Accessibility Notes

The trail is mostly flat and accessible to wheelchairs.  

Pet Friendly Notes

Pets are welcome but must be kept on a leash.

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