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Springfield Conservation Nature Center

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4601 S Nature Center Way, Springfield, MO 65804-4920
+1 417-888-4237
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NATURE CALLING

Nice place to get out walk around enjoying the great Missouri outdoors. Children can run and play... read more

Reviewed yesterday
gslincorp
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Belton,Missouri
Great place for little ones

This is a great place to let little ones explore freely indoors, and older kids & adults can... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
JeanettaChrystie
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Springfield, Missouri
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good21%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
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4601 S Nature Center Way, Springfield, MO 65804-4920
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+1 417-888-4237
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"great trails"
in 16 reviews
"long trail"
in 8 reviews
"great place to take a walk"
in 3 reviews
"outdoor trails"
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"short hike"
in 3 reviews
"bird watching"
in 4 reviews
"bald eagles"
in 4 reviews
"james river"
in 6 reviews
"educational activities"
in 3 reviews
"relaxing walk"
in 3 reviews
"walking trails"
in 9 reviews
"great outdoors"
in 5 reviews
"picnic lunch"
in 3 reviews
"favorite places"
in 3 reviews
"love this place"
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"whole family"
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"great for kids"
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Reviewed yesterday

Nice place to get out walk around enjoying the great Missouri outdoors. Children can run and play. Take a lunch have a picnic forget the hurry hustle of the day. Relaxing trip for all to enjoy.

Thank gslincorp
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a great place to let little ones explore freely indoors, and older kids & adults can explore on the nature paths. Need a free place for young ones to unwind? Here it is.

Thank JeanettaChrystie
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Great place to relax and be a part of some of the nature in your surroundings. Our family had a great time

Thank Angela F
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Reviewed May 17, 2018

Great place to go and explore the great outdoors. I did not realize it was such a large place and I was blown away how amazing the trails are. Word to the wise, the long trial is really long ;)

Thank scandalousrandal2018
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Reviewed May 17, 2018

Nice museum and friendly staff. Great walking trails with scenic views. Offers events and classes. Lots of deer and other wildlife. Biggest downside is it's right near busy freeways so in some areas you will get traffic noise and on certain days and times the...More

Thank DustinHolmes
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Reviewed May 9, 2018

This nature center has a few trail options, and they are all relatively quiet! I enjoy getting to see the wide variety of flowers and wildlife.

Thank McKenzie O
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Reviewed April 24, 2018

I have enjoyed coming here since I was little and now I enjoy taking my family. Their museum is a good place to expose your little ones to nature and answer questions they might have. The trails are enjoyable whether by yourself of with your...More

1  Thank nytrdr7
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Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

We've been to the Nature Center a few times and it's a nice place to take the kids. There's a building with restrooms and displays which give you information about local wildlife. There's also a wildlife hide with bird feeders which was inside and warm....More

Thank LouiseLavictoire
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Reviewed March 4, 2018

Free admission. With 4 very active children, we spent an entire afternoon on the trails. The building has several enjoyable displays/activities. We have been several times and will continue to visit.

Thank Sarah K
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Reviewed January 30, 2018

Have polio in power chair limited to lot of the trails but where I, go I se pleny for my carma. Everyone on trails you meet are very nice as well as the staf in the main building. highly suggest you come out and enjoy...More

Thank Steve H
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Rebecca W
June 17, 2017|
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Response from Lu Y | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is. Call or visit to find the schedule
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Erica C
March 11, 2017|
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Response from 902AWG | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so. The trails are for sure free to use.
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