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Powder Valley Conservation Nature Center

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Great place to get away or get what you need

I've been here for a writing workshop, a group of children exploring the center, just to hike on... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ed T
Sainte Genevieve, Missouri
Accessible and Interesting

I really like going here on a cold winter day when I want to walk but don't want to hit a heavy... read more

Reviewed December 12, 2018
Saint Louis, Missouri
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11715 Cragwold Rd, Kirkwood, Saint Louis, MO 63122-7000
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All reviews hiking trails bird watching educational displays beautiful place for a walk animal viewing metro area spring and fall ridge trail indoor exhibits great place for kids conservation nature center all ages nice museum kids and adults louis area whole family woods
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been here for a writing workshop, a group of children exploring the center, just to hike on the paths, but especially to purchase Missouri Conservation items and renew my hunting and fishing license. The people are wonderful for help and knowledge.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ed T
Reviewed December 12, 2018

I really like going here on a cold winter day when I want to walk but don't want to hit a heavy trail.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank margaretm640
Reviewed November 21, 2018

Nice indoor area if you have an hour. If you have more time and If the weather is nice there are three paved trails to choose from. Kids enjoy the educational area and the live animals, including a bird watching area, a fish tank, turtles...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank aporch
Reviewed November 6, 2018

A beautiful place for a walk in the woods in any season. Inside there are exhibits of Missouri wildlife including snapping turtles and a weird amphibian called an amphiuma, who are fed earthworms and minnows on Wednesday mornings. There's a great place to sit inside...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank StevenB3305
Reviewed October 15, 2018

A great place for kids. The inside and outside exhibits are a hit. Safe and inviting and a place to learn!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank REZ1059
Reviewed July 10, 2018

While there were many activities for younger kids, all of my children enjoyed our visit, as did the grandparents. We were visiting the grands from our home in south Georgia. We look forward to another trip there, as we did not plan for enough time....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

Wish I could have gone when the museum was open but definitely enjoyed walking the trails. Benches are along the trails for resting.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jennifer D
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

This conservation center has 3 paved trails varying in length up to 1 1/5 miles which are mostly shaded due to numerous trees. You may see deer and many small animals including birds, lizards, and squirrels on the trails. There are some bridges with a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Amy R
Reviewed July 5, 2018

We went as part of an assigned school visit, but ended up putting it on our list of fantastic places to go on an open, outside afternoon. The Nature Center building is fantastic and the hikes are easy and beautiful. A must do for a...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Y4881DJamyk
Reviewed June 26, 2018

This is a great place for the whole family. Hiking thru the trails, viewing nature, seeing varieties of birds. I've never been in the winter, but I love going in the spring and autumn, when the weather is nicer.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Mrsjulieo
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