The Nature Explore Classroom at

Big Oak Tree State Park

Our Nature Explore Classroom is the only one in our area and the first to be constructed at a Missouri State Park and Natural Area.


Our 4680 sq. ft. space features balance beams, musical instruments, natural building blocks and art items, and even a small grassy hill for running or rolling down. With our location at Big Oak Tree State Park, you can pack a picnic lunch and enjoy the whole day playing in our classroom, hiking our 2 mile loop trail, or bird-watching along our boardwalk.

Jennifer Weaver, Natural Resource Steward

13640 S. Hwy 102

East Prairie, MO 63845

Classroom Website

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