The goal of this project is to extend the Deer Creek Greenway from its current endpoint at Big Bend Blvd. to connect to the River des Peres Greenway at the intersection of Ellendale and Canterbury in the City of St. Louis. It will create a greenway connection between the cities of Brentwood, Webster Groves, Maplewood and St. Louis with connections to Deer Creek Shopping Center, the Maplewood business district, surrounding neighborhoods, multiple parks and the Shrewsbury Lansdowne MetroLink station.
The proposed expansion will extend from the Deer Creek Greenway’s current endpoint at the Deer Creek Center just west of the intersection of Big Bend Blvd. and Oxford Ave. The proposed route follows Oxford Avenue to Sussex Avenue, extends west along the north side of Greenway Blvd to Canterbury Avenue where it will connect to the River Des Peres Greenway at Ellendale Avenue (by Francis R. Slay Park).
- Great Rivers Greenway
- City of Maplewood
- City of Webster Groves
- City of St. Louis
- Louis County
- Union Pacific Railroad
Preliminary design of the new greenway route will continue through 2020. We’ll work with the community to develop final designs throughout 2021-2022. If the project is approved by partners, construction is anticipated for in 2023-2024. We’ll also be working with the City of Webster Groves to develop a small pocket park/pedestrian trailhead at Big Bend and Oxford (formerly McDonalds) that will connect to the future Maplewood greenway.