The Laclede Power Plant Co. building built in 1901 in downtown St. Louis, MO. May 29, 2023.

Dog Friendly Rootwad Park at old Laclede Power Co. Downtown St. Louis

People walking dogs at dog-friendly Rootwad Park at old Laclede Power Co. Downtown St. Louis on Memorial Day, May 29, 2023
People walking dogs at dog-friendly Rootwad Park at old Laclede Power Co. Downtown St. Louis on Memorial Day, May 29, 2023

Rootwad Park is a hidden park located at O’Fallon and Lewis Streets at the vacant 1901 Laclede Power Company building. The building was purchased by Union Electric Power and Light in 1907 and was a working power plant for until the 1940s. Rootwad Park is nestled in the Riverfront Trail that runs all the way to Chain of Rocks Bridge.

The Laclede Power Plant Co. building built in 1901 in downtown St. Louis, MO. May 29, 2023.
The Laclede Power Plant Co. building built in 1901 in downtown St. Louis, MO. May 29, 2023.
Rootwad Dog Park by abandon Laclede Power Co. in downtown St. Louis May  29, 2023
Rootwad Dog Park by abandon Laclede Power Co. in downtown St. Louis May 29, 2023