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Powder Valley Conservation Nature Center

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Fun for All Ages

While there were many activities for younger kids, all of my children enjoyed our visit, as did the... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Robbie M
Blackshear, Georgia
Beautiful surroundings

Wish I could have gone when the museum was open but definitely enjoyed walking the trails. Benches... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Jennifer D
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11715 Cragwold Rd, Kirkwood, Saint Louis, MO 63122-7000
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All reviewshiking trailsbird watchingeducational displaysanimal viewingpeaceful walksaw deergreat place to learnmetro areaspring and fallridge trailindoor exhibitsconservation nature centerall agesnice museumgreat place for kidskids and adultsvarying lengths
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

While there were many activities for younger kids, all of my children enjoyed our visit, as did the grandparents. We were visiting the grands from our home in south Georgia. We look forward to another trip there, as we did not plan for enough time....More

1  Thank Robbie M
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Wish I could have gone when the museum was open but definitely enjoyed walking the trails. Benches are along the trails for resting.

Thank Jennifer D
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

This conservation center has 3 paved trails varying in length up to 1 1/5 miles which are mostly shaded due to numerous trees. You may see deer and many small animals including birds, lizards, and squirrels on the trails. There are some bridges with a...More

Thank Amy R
Reviewed 5 July 2018

We went as part of an assigned school visit, but ended up putting it on our list of fantastic places to go on an open, outside afternoon. The Nature Center building is fantastic and the hikes are easy and beautiful. A must do for a...More

Thank Amy K
Reviewed 27 June 2018

This is a great place for the whole family. Hiking thru the trails, viewing nature, seeing varieties of birds. I've never been in the winter, but I love going in the spring and autumn, when the weather is nicer.

Thank Mrsjulieo
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Powder Valley is a little known, off the beaten track place for a peaceful walk. All trails are paved and shaded. Most are quite hilly but the short 1/4 mile trail is flat. Ample parking. Visitor center has fun exhibits for children. Staff is helpful....More

Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

While it’s disappointing the nature center is closed on Sunday and Monday it is still a nice walk on several paved trails! Beautiful setting!!!!

Thank scotechols67
Reviewed 5 March 2018

The Powder Valley Conservation Nature Center is the place to go if you want a hike....alone or with children. There are several different trails all and various levels to get the workout you want. Safe place to hike alone. If you have kids the Nature...More

1  Thank pott1432
Reviewed 12 January 2018

The Missouri Department of Conversation is second to none in providing opportunities for people to learn about and enjoy nature.

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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Powder Valley is a great place to get a good work out and enjoy the fresh outdoors. There are several hiking trails some of which are quite hilly and will give you a nice cardio workout. There are deer all over the property and many...More

1  Thank mdbtraveler
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