Runge Nature Center

Inside, explore more than 3,000 square-feet of exhibits that lead you through a myriad of Missouri's natural habitats. Featured in the exhibit area are a 3,580 gallon fish aquarium, live amphibians and reptiles, hands-on activities for children, an indoor wildlife viewing area, a nature library, a small gift shop and other displays.

Venture outside to discover more than two miles of hiking trails, open daily, 6 a.m.-9 p.m. Also, you can climb a 60 foot fire-tower for a panoramic view of the city and the area's dramatically rolling landscape.

The Naturescape Trail is handicap accessible. Self-guided tours available; naturalist-led programs by advance notice.

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330 Commerce Drive
Jefferson City, MO 65109

Additional Information

Open Year-round
Partially Wheelchair Accessible
No Smoking
All Ages
Biking / Walking Trails
Pets Are Not Allowed
Service Animals Welcome
Free Admission
Biking / Walking Trails

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