Centennial Greenway

Shaw Park to Olive

Greenway Alert: The intersection where the Centennial Greenway: Shaw Park to Olive crosses Delmar Blvd. is closed to people walking, riding a bike or using a wheelchair – there are no crosswalks or pedestrian signals right now. While improvements to this intersection are mostly complete, construction is on hold as we wait for a warmer weather to construct some additional curbs and apply pavement markings to guide people through the intersection. The schedule has been pushed back from the original estimated completion date due to earlier-than-normal snow and record cold temperatures. We look forward to improving this intersection in the spring, thanks for your patience as we improve this greenway for all!

This section of the Centennial Greenway is urban; linking together the communities of Clayton, University City, Ladue and Olivette. It stretches 3.28 miles along I-170  from the south side of Shaw Park all the way to and along Olive Boulevard.

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Getting Here

The trailhead in Shaw Park is near the intersection of I-170 and Forest Park Parkway in Clayton. If you work in downtown Clayton, take a break to explore this greenway by taking a stroll through Shaw Park. You can also walk to this greenway where it crosses Ladue Rd., Delmar Blvd. or Olive Blvd. If you are nearby, there are several other ways to walk to this greenway.

Each greenway is managed in cooperation with different municipalities and parks departments, who set the rules for greenway use, parking and hours of operation. Greenways often span multiple municipalities, so please be aware that these rules can change as you travel along the trail. Please be sure to follow all posted rules and regulations while you are living life outside!

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You can access this greenway via Bike St. Louis by heading West on Wydown Boulevard and then north on Edgewood Drive. You can cross the Metro tracks using the bike and pedestrian bridge then follow the Bike St. Louis directional signs to access Shaw Park in Clayton. The trailhead for the Centennial Greenway is at the Northeast corner of the park.

You can access Shaw Park on buses #47, #58, #68, #97, #158 or #258 at the Clayton MetroBus Center. You can also access the greenway at the North end on Olive Boulevard on bus #91.

You can access this section of the Centennial Greenway from the Clayton Station.

Parking is available in Shaw Park. The trailhead is on the South side of the park.

Things To Do


Trail Info

3.28 Miles

The paved trail is 3 miles long. It is mostly sunny and flat. It does cross over multiple intersections, so be sure to use the electric signals, look both ways and walk your bike across each street. There are no restrooms on this trail, but there are some in Shaw Park.

This is a great trail for children, especially beginning cyclists. Stop and get a treat at Maggie Moos or Jilly’s Cupcake Bar! Better yet, relax on a park bench, have a picnic or play on the playground at Shaw Park.