Springfield CNC

  • Entry PointEntry Point
  • MDC OfficeMDC Office
  • Parking LotParking Lot
  • Hiking TrailHiking Trail
  • Viewing PlatformViewing Platform
  • BoundaryBoundary
Things to do when you visit: 
  • Tours
  • Bird Watching
  • Trails
    • Hiking

About this Area

Building Hours

March 1 to October 31: Tuesday – Saturday, 8am to 5pm; Sunday, Noon to 5pm; Closed Monday
November 1 to February 29: Tuesday – Saturday, 8am to 5pm; Closed Sunday and Monday
Closed all state holidays (call for a list)
Area and Trail Hours
March 1 to October 31: Daily, 8am to 8pm
November 1 to February 29: Daily, 8am to 6pm
Building, Area, and Trail Closings The nature center building, trails, and area will be closed on New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. The building is always closed on Monday.
Address 4601 S Nature Center Way Springfield, MO 65804-4920
FOR MORE INFORMATION:  Springfield Conservation Nature Center, Phone 417/ 888-4237; Fax 417/ 888-4241

Hours of Operation

Area Hours
Sunday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Monday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Building Hours
Sunday Closed
Monday Closed
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Directions
Located in southeast Springfield just west of Highway 65 off the James River Freeway (Highway 60). Follow brown direction signs to the center.
For more information call:
(417) 888-4237
Area Regulations

Springfield Conservation Nature Center Trails

Explore, connect, and discover nature at the Springfield Conservation Nature Center.

Springfield CNC viewing blind

Springfield CNC viewing blind
Springfield CNC viewing blind

Springfield CNC kayakers

Springfield CNC kayakers on Lake Springfield
Springfield CNC kayakers