Adult Programs
Class Themes:
Basket making class
Arts & Crafts
Basketry, wreath making, photography and more.
Wednesday walkers pause to smile at camera
Health & Wellness
Wednesday Walkers, trail runs, yoga and much more.
Wild edible: spiderwortNature Study
Wildflower walks, wild edibles and many more.

Sitting on 2,400 acres, the grounds of the Shaw Nature Reserve are an unparalleled classroom. From gardening practices to nature study and everything in between—Shaw Nature Reserve offers a full range of learning opportunities. Classes, tours and programs are offered year-round.

See a full list of classes and register
Download our refund and cancellation policy

Also be sure to check out upcoming adult classes and programs at the Missouri Botanical Garden and the Butterfly House.

 

Wilderness Wagon Tours

Wilderness wagon
Our naturalist/guide will narrate while you sit back and relax. To reserve a guide, it is absolutely necessary to make a reservation at least two weeks in advance!

Cost for tour (admission and tour combined):
  • $5 members of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • $8 non-members
  • $6 seniors (age 65+)
There is a minimum charge of $80 for either of the guided tours.

Download more information about scheduling a tour

 

Bus Tours

Landscape of flowers in foreground, lake in background
For a group arriving on its own bus, our naturalist/guide can step aboard to give a tour. To reserve a guide, it is absolutely necessary to make a reservation at least two weeks in advance!

Cost for tour (admission and tour combined):
  • $5 members of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • $8 non-members
  • $6 seniors (age 65+)
There is a minimum charge of $80 for either of the guided tours.

Download more information about scheduling a tour

 

Stay Overnight

Assembly building

Groups can stay in historic lodges at our Dana Brown Overnight Center.
Learn more!
Book now! Call Aileen at (636) 451-3512 x 6081.