Dogtown Community Garden | This garden was created by Elizabeth Vogel with the help of many neighborhood volunteers. She has worked diligently to secure donations and funds to create an award winning garden. It took third place in 1999's Post-Dispatch Garden contest. Plots are available to anyone who would like to help out.
Turtle Playground | Featuring three large and four small turtles. Visitors will find a snapping turtle, a soft-shelled turtle, a red-eared slider, a Mississippi map, three box turtles and a stinkpot along with a snake that is curled to form an area for sitting and a serpent taking a bite out of the Highway 40 overpass. Seven large eggs, three with emerging turtles, adorn the sitting area.
Franz Square Park | 3 blocks east of McCausland, Franz Square Park is located in between a one block radius.