The Weldon Spring Site Interpretive Center

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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

7295 Hwy. 94 South
St. Charles, MO 63304

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Reviewed By dnhssist March 2023

This is a pretty awesome experience. If you are in the area, please take it in and budget yourself at least 1-2 hours. This is a humbling experience about how bad and how good people can treat the...

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A brand new center
Reviewed By miatabill January 2023

A brand new center has replaced the old one. An interesting spot with a lot of WWII history. The new center has meeting rooms, class rooms and covers a lot more area. On the other hand, I think...

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Former Superfund Site
Reviewed By T4734UAdenniss October 2021

Uranium tailing processing. Cost them hundreds of millions to dig up and clean up. They didn't know what to do with the area then, so they made it a park. The adjacent high school, Francis Howell HS...

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Hours

Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Handicap AccessibleWest/WestportSt. Charles

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