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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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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Interesting place
Reviewed By Love2Explr September 2016

I would not go out if your way to visit this site but if you live close or are in the area it is worth spending about 30 minutes there. Its free so the price is right. At the top of the structure...

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