Burr Oak Woods Nature Center

Jump to the Burr Oak Woods Conservation Atlas record for full details, including directions, permitted activities, map, brochure, and regulations.

Area Information

  • Free and open to the public.
  • Join us for special events, hike a trail, or get acquainted with Missouri’s fascinating wildlife.
  • Schedule a school or youth-group visit. Bus parking available. See the Burr Oak Woods Program Guide listed below.


Area trails

  • After daylight saving time: 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • During daylight saving time: 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Nature center

  • Tuesday through Friday: 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Saturday: 8 a.m. to 5p.m.
  • Sunday and Monday: CLOSED
  • New Year's Day, Thanksgiving, and the Friday following Thanksgiving and Christmas: CLOSED


Located one mile north of I-70 on Highway 7, then one mile west on Park Road.


No pets or hunting dogs

Birds of Burr Oak Woods Nature Center

Print and carry this two-page checklist of birds you're likely to see at Burr Oak Woods.

Burr Oak Woods Interpretive Program Guide 2014-15

Missouri teachers and youth-group leaders are invited to use this brochure to plan group visits to Burr Oak Woods Nature Center.

Burr Oak Woods Nature Center Events
What's for Dinner?Wed, 09/03
Hidden NatureSat, 09/06
Babes in the Woods: Creek Crawling (Reserve by September 9)Tue, 09/09
Conservation Kids Club: Gone Fishin' (Reserve by September 9)Tue, 09/09
Little Acorns: Caterpillar Craze (Reserve by September 9)Wed, 09/10

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