The Nature Reserve reopens June 16, 2020.
Missouri Botanical Garden members may enjoy a special preview week June 9-15. 

The health and safety of staff and visitors is the primary concern for Shaw Nature Reserve. Under guidance from the CDC and local health departments, we are reopening while still taking into account social distancing and safety precautions, including the requirement of dated and timed tickets for entry. All admission reservations/purchases must be made in advance.

Find Us Shaw Nature Reserve Hours & Admission About the Shaw Nature Reserve

Shaw Nature Reserve strives to inspire responsible stewardship of our environment through education, restoration and protection of natural habitats, and public enjoyment of the natural world.

307 Pinetum Loop Rd

Gray Summit, MO 63039


Etiquette: for the safety of all we do not allow pets, smoking, swimming, open flames, weapons, and photographers must follow guidelines. For the guidelines and the full list of rules click here. 

Featured Events and Classes

July 17, 2020
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Shaw Nature Reserve > Carriage House
July 24, 2020
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Shaw Nature Reserve > Carriage House
July 25, 2020
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Shaw Nature Reserve > Adlyne Freund Center