Plan Your Visit
Current Seasonal Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily
Last entry: 30 minutes before closing
Advance dated tickets are recommended for all Nature Reserve admissions (including free admission for Missouri Botanical Garden members). Purchase your tickets in advance using the links below.
Free for children ages 12 and under
Service animals are welcome but pets are not permitted at Shaw Nature Reserve. We recommend visiting state and county parks if you want to take your pet on your hike.
St. Louis County parks pet page
Missouri State parks pet page
Service animal policy
Additional Visitor Guidelines
There is always something to do and see at Shaw Nature Reserve. See our upcoming classes and events below.
Apply here for the Annual Art Show. Applications will be taken from February 2, 2024, to February 29, 2024.
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Shaw Nature Reserve is easily accessible from the St. Louis metro area and conveniently located near Interstate 44.
307 Pinetum Loop Rd.
Gray Summit, MO 63039
There is no charge for parking at Shaw Nature Reserve.
Applications to participate as an artist in the Annual Art Show will be available from February 5, 2024, to February 29, 2024. Apply here.