• Burr Oak Woods Conservation Nature Center will be closed Wednesday, November 11 in observance of Veteran’s Day a state holiday.
  • There will be Managed Archery Deer Hunts on Burr Oak Woods Conservation Area during the month of November. The Nature Center, area and trails will remain open during the hunts. All hunts are Monday through Friday. Dates include: Nov. 2–6, Nov. 9–13, Nov. 16–20, and Nov. 23–27. 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

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

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

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