Burr Oak Woods CA

  • entry_pointEntry Point
  • fishing_dockFishing Dock
  • mdc_officeMdc Office
  • parking_lotParking Lot
  • privyPrivy
  • trailTrail
  • viewing_platformViewing Platform
  • boundaryBoundary
Things to do when you visit: 
  • Bird Watching
  • Tours
  • Hunting
    • Deer,
    • Turkey
  • Trapping
    • Special Use Permit

About this Area

Burr Oak Woods CA

Burr Oak Woods CA
Missouri Department of Conservation

Nature Center Hours The Nature Center is open 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. The building is closed on Sunday, Monday, and all State holidays.

Area Hours open daily from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. during Daylight Savings Time, and 7 a.m. until 6 p.m. Central Standard Time. Hours are subject to change during managed hunts.  

FOR MORE INFORMATION:  Burr Oak Woods Conservation Nature Center, 1401 NW Park Rd., Blue Springs, MO 64015-7727; Phone 816/228-3766; Fax 816/655-6267; or http://www.missouriconservation.org/

Burr Oak Woods Conservation Area is 1,071-acre property located in Blue Springs just north of I-70. Burr Oak Woods was purchased in 1977 and the Nature Center was built in 1982, the first nature center in the State of Missouri. The Nature Center was updated in February 2016 with new interactive exhibits. Natural features on the area include steep forested hillsides along Burr Oak Creek (the namesake of the property), large limestone boulders and outcrops, restored prairies and woodlands, and a trail complex that will guide visitors through many of the listed features.

Hours of Operation

Area Hours
Sun 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Mon 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tue 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wed 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thu 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Fri 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Sat 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Building Hours
Sun Closed
Mon Closed
Tue 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thu 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sat 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
In Blue Springs, take Highway 7 north of I-70 for 1.10 miles, then west 1 mile on Park Road to the area.
For more information call:
(816) 228-3766
Area Regulations
Seasonal Hunting and Fishing Information

lily pads at Burr Oak Woods

Lily pad blooms on a pond
Lily pads on a pond at Burr Oak Woods