The Weldon Spring Site Interpretive Center

  • Museums | Museums/Galleries | Recreation Facilities
  • West/Westport
  • St. Charles

Discover the role this area played in defense of our nation. Explore interpretive exhibits depicting WWII and Cold War-era history that lead to an environmental cleanup. Climb to the top of a 41-acre disposal cell to experience panoramic views of the 150-acre Howell Prairie. Walk, hike and bike the Hamburg trail, an eight-mile link between the KATY Trail and Busch Greenway. An eight-acre native plant garden is excellent for watching birds, butterflies and all types of wildlife. FREE

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Why Would You Come Here?
Reviewed By Dennnnnnis May 2019

It's a former EPA Superfund site, one of the most toxic places in the history of the United States. It's free, and not worth that. They didn't know what to do after they buried thousands of pounds of...

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Interesting Visit
Reviewed By sitesandbitesjournal May 2018

After reading about this place in a brochure at our hotel, we decided to check this place out. Once home to a chemical plant, this giant mound now contains and hides a pile of nuclear waste. We...

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Hopefully just a bad day for the center
Reviewed By Dan M April 2018

We stopped by this place during a day trip in the area. Lots to see and educational but there was no staff to talk to or ask questions. We were left wandering around by ourselves and could not figure...

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