Shaw Nature Reserve

  • Attractions
  • South/Southwest
  • Southwest

Twenty-four hundred acres of natural Ozark landscape with 1.5 miles of Meramec River frontage and a diversity of native plant and animal habitats. Ponds, prairies, woodlands, wild flowers and hiking trails. Adults, $5; seniors 65-plus, $3; children 12 and under, free.

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Nature lovers paradise
Reviewed By David W April 2016

Not a lot of things to do but if you like hiking and seeing a wide variety of and nature...this is the place to go. Reserve is kept very clean and the whole area is very quiet and...

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Not worth paying to see
Reviewed By brymilChicago August 2016

Perhaps it was the time of year that I visited (August), but I was pretty disappointed. There is nothing here that you cannot find for free in many of MO's beautiful parks. Note that they close...

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Beautiful grounds...but watch for bees!!!!
Reviewed By Ryan F July 2015

So many trails to enjoy out here and things to photograph but the bees were out in full force when I was there. So if your allergic I'd watch out. You could easily spend a whole day here walking...

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