Shaw Nature Reserve
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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An interesting nature reserve. Be sure to spend time touring the bascom house with a docent. Fascinating history. Lots of conservation materials available throughout.Full Review
I have been a member of the Missouri Botanical Garden for 30 years. Yet somehow, I never came here before today, ... and that was on a whim as I drove along the interstate highway. I wasn't dressed...Full Review
As a member of the Missouri Botanical Garden, the Nature Reserve has a member preview day for their annual sale of native plants and wild flowers. We attended for the first time and were amazed. It...Full Review