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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This is in my own back yard and I didn't know all that was going on.
Reviewed By HeavenOnEarthBnB September 2017

The "Interpretive Center" has only been open for a decade or so, but the degree of contamination and clean-up has been known since I moved to the area in 1970. Thank goodness that the EPA was formed...

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I start my local bus tour for history here!
Reviewed By DKeevenFranke September 2016

One would never guess what a hidden treasure this is! The staff are so courteous too. Amazing amount of history and education, great for a short hike and a view from the highest point in the county...

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Wow! Great History and Science Lesson - Who Knew!!!!!
Reviewed By Anthony P January 2017

Ok. I had been here on a geocache and it is unique, so when my middle school teacher cousin, who is from the area, asked where we should go - I actually had an answer. I thought we would see a...

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