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200 West 12th Street  Kansas City  Missouri  64105  USA 

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Visitor's Guide: Kansas City

Lakeside Nature Center

South K.C. Nature
  • Neighborhood: Outside the City
  • Category: The Great Outdoors
  • Hours: Tu to Th from 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM,Su from 11:00 AM to 03:00 PM
  • Accessible for persons with disabilities: yes


In the southern heart of K.C., Swope Park is the place to visit if you have excursions with nature on your itinerary. Located within this grand park lies the Lakeside Nature Center, a place where naturalists can inform the community about the region, its flora and fauna as well as provide rehabilitation facilities for injured wildlife. It is a great place for those into ornithology or just like to bird watch and the center holds events such as readings, workshops, volunteerism and hiking excursions as well. Check website for rotating events and more details.

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