Come Visit Park Hills, Missouri

Park Hills, Missouri is nestled in the St. Francois range of the Ozark Mountains along the Mississippi River Valley. The city boasts historic antebellum roots from the early lead mining industry, recreational activities, including the ATV area at St. Joe State Park, great family parks and a city pool, a downtown with diverse architecture, and several surrounding wineries. Park Hills: mining the past, growing the future.

Why Choose Park HIlls

The city of Park Hills specializes in offering a quality place for residents and businesses. Park Hills is always open for business and offers many market opportunities for expanding business and new businesses.


Park Hills industrial sites offer full utilities, rail, and connection to four-lane US 67.


The 2015 Uniform Crime Report showed Park Hills as the 199th safest city in the U.S.


Recreational activities include the ATV area at St. Joe State Park, great family parks and a city pool.


Services include public works, utilities, library, senior nutrition, and curbside garbage collection.


The Community Development Director oversees building code enforcement and zoning concerns within the City of Park Hills.

Mission Statement

The City of Park Hills is dedicated to making our town the best possible place to live, work and raise a family. We are dedicated to meeting the citizens' needs which give us our direction and purpose.

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Upcoming Events

Check out our City Event Calendar for all of our upcoming events. From Bulk Pickup, Library events and Recreation to City Council meetings, you will find all relevant dates in the Calendar.

Business Opportunities

Park Hills has markets for many services. Multiple business opportunities have been identified by a gap analysis of the local market conditions. The community is open to new entrepreneurs and welcomes the chance to patronize new hometown businesses as they enter the local market. Park Hills has locations available at which the identified business opportunities could be started and sustained by entrepreneurs or investors.

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Visit the Donnelly – LaMear Trailhead for Hiking, Biking, Walking, and ATV/ORV/UTV RIDING! The entrance is open Thursday through Sunday from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. There is lots of parking, restrooms, and brand-new terrain to explore. Visit our Donnelly - LaMear Trailhead page under Parks & Rec to learn more!
Today, the 8,238-acre St. Joe State Park is Missouri's third largest state park, with approximately 2,000 acres set aside for the state's premier off-road vehicle (ORV) riding area. Contact the park office at (573) 431-1069 for more information about the special rules and regulations that apply.
The historic mill buildings, where St. Joe Minerals once processed the lead ore, still stand nearby and have been designated as Missouri Mines State Historic Site. There you can enjoy an excellent mining museum featuring a large collection of geological specimens and antique mining and milling equipment.
Mineral Area College offers Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degrees to students throughout the area. The college offers student housing. Central Methodist University and the University of Missouri-St. Louis offer Bachelor's degrees at the M.A.C. campus.

Meet Our Team

The Mayor and eight (8) council members, two (2) from each of the four (4) wards, comprise the governing body for the city. In the event of the Mayor's absence, the President Pro Tempore* will preside over the council meeting. The council selects the President Pro Tempore at the beginning of each new term.

City Facts

Park Hills is a city in St. Francois County, Missouri. The population was 8,759 at the 2010 census.

Our Recent News

Visit our news page for important City announcements. While you're there, be sure to bookmark the page so that you can check back often and be the first to know when City-related information is released.