Runge Nature Center Additional Information

Area Information

Runge Nature Center
Physical: 330 Commerce Drive
Mailing: 2901 W. Truman Blvd.
Jefferson City, MO 65102

Phone: 573-526-5544
Fax: 573-526-4496

This 100-acre area in Jefferson City features a visitor center with exhibits and live-animal displays, special events, trails, demonstrations, and diverse natural habitats.

Fun to see, do, and learn

Facility and exhibits

  • 200-seat auditorium, three classrooms, and indoor wildlife-viewing area, library, and 3,000 square feet of exciting exhibits
  • All indoor facilities are disabled-accessible
  • Pull-through bus and RV parking

Programs and events


  • Hike 2.4 miles of trails (one trail is disabled-accessible)

Nature Shop

  • Shop for MDC-produced books, calendars, DVDs, and other nature-related gifts.