Learn about the history of the logging and drainage of Missouri's bootheel; changes in the Mississippi River floodplain; and the New Madrid earthquake in the small nature center located at the beginning of the boardwalk. Other displays focus on the park's champion trees, wildlife and unique plants.
- Summer Hours (On-Season)
April through September
10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday
- Winter Hours (Off-Season)
October through March
The nature center is accessible by prior appointment.
Please note you may need to contact staff at the park office before going to the nature center.