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Springfield Conservation Nature Center

#4 of 80 things to do in Springfield Features Animals
4601 S Nature Center Way, Springfield, MO 65804-4920
+1 417-888-4237
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Love this place!

I have been to the center several times over the past few years. I was originally led there for... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Just stay home

They have nothing, uninformative staff about nature. They hire college kids for the staff that... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Springfield, Missouri
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4601 S Nature Center Way, Springfield, MO 65804-4920
+1 417-888-4237
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I have been to the center several times over the past few years. I was originally led there for geocaching but since that first trip, it has become a place that I like to go to just relax and wander. Inside the center, there are...More

Thank MShuffit
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They have nothing, uninformative staff about nature. They hire college kids for the staff that could not tell you the location of the Big Dipper

1  Thank czar1213
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful place for a relaxing walk, several different trail lengths to satisfy nearly anyone. Lots of wildlife to watch, beautiful surroundings and a bit of nature inside the city. They also hold numerous wildlife education classes.

Thank Jeremy B
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Great place for a walk while enjoying nature. Nice trails. Can sit inside and watch squirrels and hummingbirds from inside

Thank Lu Y
Reviewed 22 March 2017

This is a wonderful exhibit in a convenient location. All ages will enjoy the time spent here. A place to go and learn and relax.

Thank 855ricb
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

We were visiting from Iowa and took 7 kids here between the two families. The nature center was clean with lots of activities and beautiful artwork. There is no entrance fee for either the center or trails. The trails are well maintained. One loop is...More

Thank herd_of_5
Reviewed 15 March 2017

This is a great place to take a walk alone or with the family. Deer and turkey wander the park. You can walk on paved trail or a little rougher terrain. There are benches to rest on throughout the park. The path can be hilly,...More

Thank Jen R
Reviewed 6 March 2017

This place has beautiful trail and tons of deer to watch. We enjoy taking a picnic lunch and watching the chipmunks and birds at the feeding station.

Thank Mandy W
Reviewed 2 March 2017

I love this place for a quick run. It has several trails, but the longest is about 2 miles. Trails are maintained beautifully! They vary from wood to gravel to stone. You can easily make your run longer by detouring onto other trails. There's a...More

Thank 902AWG
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Great place to see nature right on the edge of Springfield. Great walking trails. Lots of shade in the summer.

Thank MikeWarr
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Erica C
Is there a fee for this Nature Center?
12 March 2017|
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Response from 902AWG | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so. The trails are for sure free to use.