Runge Nature Center
At the Runge Conservation Nature Center, come and enjoy the wonders of Missouri's habitats and the fish, forest and wildlife resources found in the Show-Me State. Get acquainted with beauty as we travel from the rugged prairies of the north to the swamplands of the Bootheel.
Volunteer Open House
If you are interested in joining this wonderful group of people, come to our Volunteer Open House on Thursday, January 10 at 6:30 PM to learn more about our program. If you are unable to make it then, please feel free to contact Robin Grumm, Volunteer Coordinator at 573-526-5544 ext. 3406 or Robin.Grumm@mdc.mo.gov.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday: 8:00am-5:00pm
Closed Sunday, Monday, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's Day.
6:00am-9:00pm; Outdoor restrooms open year 'round when area open.
Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s Day and all state holidays on Mondays
MO Hwy. 179
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0180
From the intersection of Highway 63 and 50 in Jefferson City, take 50 west to the intersection of highway 179. The Runge Conservation Nature Center is located approximately half a mile north on 179.
Pets, horses, hunting, fishing, collecting, littering, fires and alcoholic beverages are not permitted.
Bicycling, jogging, in-line skating and motorized vehicles are not permitted on trails.