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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The Shaw Nature Preserve is a wonderful place to hike, run or stroll. It is carefully managed by controlled burns, judicious mowing, and extensive planting of native flora, yielding an experience...Full Review
A really cool nature play area for the kids is just a short walk from the entrance. My kids loved going through the trees. We brought a picnic and had a fun time. While you’re in the area head on...Full Review