Things To Do
Lake City Range
Andy Dalton Shooting Range and Outdoor Education Center
Columbia Bottom Sunflowers
Share your photos of sunflowers at Columbia Bottom Conservation Area. Tag your images with #ColumbiaBottomSunflowers on Instagram or Twitter....
Discover Nature Collector Stickers
Get out and enjoy nature while earning cool stickers that will lead to new discoveries and give you opportunities to help Missouri’s valuable resources in the process.
- Collect all 8 stickers by completing specific challenges.
- Submit challenge documentation.
- Images may also be sent to Discoverycenter@mdc.mo.gov with the subject line Collector Stickers.
Feel free to call us at 816-759-7300 with any questions.
Runge Interpretive Programs
How do I schedule a field trip or program at Runge? Call the nature center at (573) 526-5544 or e-mail Runge@mdc.mo.gov (link sends e-mail) to make your reservation....
Elk Driving Tours
Current River Conservation Area The self-guided driving tour at Current River Conservation Area runs from Highway 106 to South Road out of Ellington....
Spiders 101 Before we can become certified spider sniffers, let's learn a little more about how amazing spiders really are! Missouri is home to over 300 kinds of spiders....
Be a citizen scientist! Record what you see in nature and share it with others....
How to Take a Micro-Hike Select a good spot in your yard to set up your “trail.” Try to find areas that have interesting features for the trail to cross, such as: Things that can be picked u...