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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.
Wacky Whatever with Odd'n'Ends
Saturday,September 17, 1pm-3pm
We'll pull out lots of craft "stuff". You bring your imagination and create something marvelous!
Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day: FREE ADMISSION!
Saturday,September 24, 10AM-5pm
The Remington Nature Center will offer free admission for everyone. No ticket or preregistration required; just show up anytime between 10am-5pm to tour for free. Kids 15 and under can also participate in an indoor scavenger hunt for a small prize, but do need to be accompanied by an adult.
3rd Annual Scout Badge Day
Saturday,October 22
Both boy and girl scouts of all ages can earn a unique Remington Nature Center badge by completing various activities at the Remington Nature Center. You do not have to be a scout to participate; families are welcome to take part, as well. More details to come, so stay tuned for additional info!
Finger Puppet Ghosts
Saturday, October 29, 1pm-3pm
Right before Halloween, make a spooky but oh-so-cute ghost.
Fingerprint Snowmen
Saturday, November 26, 1pm-3pm
Create adorable snowmen using your very own fingerprints.
Sun Catcher Ornaments
Saturday, December 17, 1pm-3pm
Just before Christmas, make a beautiful sun catcher ornament for the holidays.

Senior Crafts

The Remington Nature Center is offering summer craft sessions for Seniors!  
Sessions will be held in our lovely concession area with great views of the river as well as an outside deck. Drop in any time between 12pm–2pm on scheduled Tuesdays!  Bring your friends, bring lunch if you’d like and come have some creative fun. Craft sessions are included with regular Senior (60+) admission ($2). View the schedule.

Nature Education Programs
Nature Programs presented by Shelly Cox - Naturalist, Remington Nature Center.Standard admission rates ($3 for adults, $2 for seniors 60 and over, $1 for youth ages 4-15) will also apply. For booking and scheduling, please contact the Remington Nature Center at 816-271-5499, or email Andrea McCoy.

Monthly Scavenger Hunt
Every month, twelve items will be hidden indoors, throughout the nature center. Kids and families can do the scavenger hunt anytime during operational hours. All you have to do is inquire at the front desk and we'll give you a clipboard so you can write down where you find the items. Once they have been found, kids will get a sticker, temporary tattoo, and a special small prize. Hidden items and prizes change every month!

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!

Sign Up for Nature News
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.


Hours
Monday-Saturday
10am - 5pm

Sunday
1pm-5 pm


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


Closed on...
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
President's Day
Easter
Thanksgiving
Christmas Eve
Christmas
New Year's Eve
New Year's Day


Contact Us
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Andrea McCoy
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

Closed on...
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
President's Day
Easter
Thanksgiving
Christmas Eve
Christmas
New Year's Eve
New Year's Day