Wildwood is an exurban suburb of St. Louis, located in far western St. Louis County,Missouri, United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 35,517.
Wildwood is the home of the Al Foster Trail, and numerous other trails, parks, and reserves such as Rockwood and Babler State Parks. Situated near Hidden Valley Ski Resort and Six Flags St. Louis, Wildwood is now home of a new St. Louis Community College campus, St. Louis Community College-Wildwood. Wildwood is also home to the Wildwood Towne Centre, an outdoor mall.
David Freese, third baseman for the St. Louis Cardinals, grew up in Wildwood and went to Rockwood Valley Middle School, then graduated from Lafayette High School in 2001. Freese's clutch play in the postseason helped the Cardinals win the 2011 National League pennant over the Milwaukee Brewers and the World Series over the Texas Rangers. Freese was honored by being named the 2011 NL Championship Series MVP and the 2011 World Series MVP.
Ryan Howard, first baseman for the Philadelphia Phillies, grew up in Wildwood and went to Lafayette High School.