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Chain of Rocks Park
Type Amusement
Location St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Area 29.76 acres (120,400 m2)
Created 1927
Closed 1978
Operated by Various
Status Closed

Chain of Rocks Park (CoR) was an amusement park located in the St. Louis, Missouri area. CoR opened in 1927 and ceased operation in 1978. The park was situated across from the Chain of Rocks Bridge. CoR hosted many school picnics over the years.


The park was located on the bluffs overlooking the Mississippi River and was bordered by the Mississippi River on the east and by the neighborhood of Glasgow Village on the west.

The park was a favorite for many across the area - especially from North St. Louis County and St. Louis City.

The Park was accessed via Riverview Drive to Spring Garden Drive then to 10733 Lookaway Drive. The park was located where current day Lookaway Court is now.

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