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Remington Nature Center
Remington Nature Center aerial viewWelcome to the Remington Nature Center's home on the web. Located in the beautiful Missouri River Valley in picturesque St. Joseph, Missouri, we have built a reputation for sharing nature's wonder with students and families, children and adults. Browse the site or come visit - we look forward to sharing our love of nature with you. 

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Upcoming Events

 Crafts and fish feeding included with admission price.
Fish Feeding Frenzy
EVERY Friday, 10:30am
Come help us cut worms to feed the Missouri River fish who live in our 7,000 gallon aquarium, then watch as our staff feeds them. The fish's diet consists of minnows, worms, corn, and peas. Each child will receive a special Fish Feeding sticker.
Be Thankful It's Thanksgiving
Saturday, November 22, 1-3pm
Be thankful it’s Thanksgiving. Working with paper, we’ll make cornucopias to fill with goodies to take home. We’ll also make paper pumpkins to share on your Thanksgiving Day table.
Holiday Ornaments
Saturday, December 20, 1-3pm
The holidays are right around the corner; join us in making a holiday ornament. With beads, we’ll be making candy canes and snowflakes. While we’re crafting, enjoy some hot chocolate and holiday cookies.
Making a Snowman
Saturday, January 10, 1-3pm
Using recycled and repurposed materials, make either “Snowman Soup” or a spool snowman.
Making a Unique Animal
Saturday, January 24, 1-3pm
Using items from nature, felt, and pompoms create a unique animal to call your own.
Be My Valentine!
Saturday, February 14, 1-3pm
Make either a handprint Valentine or heart shaped sun-catcher for that special someone.
Edible Igloos!
Saturday, February 28, 1-3pm
Join us in making our annual “edible igloos” with marshmallows and frosting; what a sweet treat! 
Get Your Irish On!
Saturday, March 14, 1-3pm
Let’s get our Irish on by making a St. Patrick’s Day greeting card or shamrock ornament with recycled and repurposed materials. 
Butterfly Feeders
Saturday, March 28, 1-3pm
In preparation for spring, let’s make butterfly feeders with recycled jars and fun stickers.

Monthly Scavenger Hunt
Every month, twelve seasonal items will be hidden throughout the nature center. If you can find them all, you win a prize; complete all twelve months of the year and become eligible for a drawing to win a gift basket full of Remington Nature Center gift shop items, as well as a one-year membership for you and your family to the center. 

Recreation Education
With the Remington Nature Center and Bode Sports Complex! Let us educate and exercise your group for a day! This is the ultimate field trip for kids!

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Click the link above to sign up for Nature News, our Remington Nature Center quarterly newsletter. You'll find Nature News under the Notify Me category.

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Contact Us
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Andrea George
Manager
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1502 MacArthur Drive
St. Joseph, MO  64505
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Ph: 816-271-5499
Fx: 816-676-3206

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Hours
Monday-Saturday
10am - 5pm

Sunday
1-5 pm

Admission
Adults:          $3
Seniors:        $2
Youth (4-15): $1
3 and under:  Free

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
President's Day
Easter
Thanksgiving
Christmas Eve
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