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Shaw Nature Reserve

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Hwy. 100 & I-44, Gray Summit, MO 63039
+1 636-451-3512
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Amazing experience...

We visited this place on the way from St.Louis to Dallas. We need to make break during our long... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2017
Tomas P
via mobile
Loved it!

We went with friends to hike at Shaw Nature Reserve. We expected it to be wonderful because we had... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Gwynn K
Arnold, MO
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Hwy. 100 & I-44, Gray Summit, MO 63039
+1 636-451-3512
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Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

We visited this place on the way from St.Louis to Dallas. We need to make break during our long drive. It was great choice !!! I would like recommend to all of you. This park/reserve is oasis of calm, nature and wild beauty. Entrence fee...More

Thank Tomas P
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We went with friends to hike at Shaw Nature Reserve. We expected it to be wonderful because we had read rave reviews. It was absolutely beautiful! The hiking is mostly flat in all the areas we were. We hiked from 7:30 a.m. until 11:00 a.m....More

Thank Gwynn K
Reviewed 10 August 2017

I am glad I live near this beautiful place, but even if I didn't live real close, I would still make the drive to spend time here. If you like to walk, run, see flowers, see wildlife, bird watch or just relax and enjoy the...More

Thank rcl1090
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Simply beautiful. Something for everyone. Get lost in nature on this 1600+ acre reserve. Picnic, hike, play, learn, explore - its all here for the taking. WARNING - you will be back to explore more because its so hard to take this all in on...More

Thank budbeerman
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Beautiful and refreshing. The beauty of well tended and designed flowers and foliage in so many patterns and colors. Relaxing even if its gray outside the colors bring you alive. A most excellent display of the beauty of nature.

Thank Brad D
Reviewed 20 May 2017

This place is fantastic. We live locally and all the activities are free, once you join a membership. This place is great to get lost in nature. The hikes are ideal for all types of physical fitnesses. There are easy walks all the way to...More

Thank allenstillman
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I was recently in Washington Missouri for a wedding and was excited to see that we could hit Shaw Nature Preserve on our way back to St Louis. We visited the weekend of April 22 and there were tons of wildflowers along their wild flower...More

Thank Mary Jo K
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Whether driving through or hiking through this is well worth the look see. Great for long or short hikes. The trails are very well maintained. I love all the flowers in spring.

Thank LetsRide94
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We went with the family including grandkids to this preserve which is part of the Missouri Botanical Garden but in another town about 25 minutes away. We enjoyed just hiking along their path and especially enjoyed making it to the Joseph Bascom house on the...More

Thank stulimom
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Beautiful to explore. Great way to get exercise and let the kids burn off some energy. We've been going back every year to enjoy the solitude of nature and pretty landscape.

Thank saramlang
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8 August 2016|
Response from Susie F | Reviewed this property |
Please use Google Map. It's great. We use it all over the United States.