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Nature Programs with Des Peres Parks and Recreation
Des Peres Parks and Recreation offers a variety of nature based programs throughout the year to provide opportunities for you and your family to get outdoors. Call 314.835.6150 or see the options to the left for information about our current programs.

Here are a few more resources that will provide additional opportunities to get outside.

Missouri Department of Conservation
View our outdoor education programs offered by the Missouri Department of Conservation.

Missouri Environmental Education Association
Visit MEEA to learn more about Environmental Education.

Discover The Forest
This interactive website is designed to help parents and children find outdoor activities to do together. Find out where the other you lives.

Des Peres Parks and Recreation Department invites people of all abilities to participate in our programs and events. Please notify us when you register or at least three business days in advance of the program/event date if accommodations due to a disability are needed to facilitate your participation and/or if there are medications or allergies of which we should be aware. If an inclusion support person is needed to assist the program participant with a disability, it may take two weeks or more to provide this type of accommodation. If we are unable to meet your needs, there is a grievance procedure available for ADA concerns. For assistance in arranging accommodations for participation or to notify us of medical concerns, please contact Terri Johnson, CTRS/CPRP, Executive Director of Municipal Partners for Inclusive Recreation, at 314-835-6157 (V) or dial 711 to use Relay Missouri, or email her at to discuss your participation.