Audubon Center at Riverlands

Audubon Center at Riverlands

301 Riverlands Way
West Alton, Missouri 63386

  • Phone: (636) 899-0090
  • Fax: (636) 899-2655
  • Hours:
    Audubon Center is open daily 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    The 3,700 acre Riverlands Migratory Bird Sanctuary is open daily: Sunrise to Sunset.

Looking for a new addition to a nature-themed group tour? The Audubon Center at Riverlands features engaging exhibits on birds, rivers, the Mississippi flyway, and river ecology. Premium spotting scopes are set up for close-up views of eagles, swans, herons, egrots and more around Ellis Bay and the Mississippi River. A 12-minute movie on "Spectacles of Birds" can be viewed in the theater. In addition. groups can schedule narrated driving tours of the Migratory Bird Sanctuary and the Ellis Island trails.

The Audubon Center at Riverlands represents a unique and innovative partnership between the National Audubon Society and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The Audubon Center is situated within the 3,700 acre Riverlands Migratory Bird Sanctuary, which offers prime prairie, wetland, and lowland forest habitats for both resident and migratory birds. Riverlands is located at the heart of the Mississippi River Flyway and at the confluence point of several of our nation's greatest rivers. The mission of the center is to connect people to the beauty and significance of the Mississippi River and the Great Rivers confluence, to inspire conservation in support of the river’s rich diversity of birds, wildlife, and other natural resources, and to support healthy, vibrant communities.

Amenities

Amenities

  • Outdoor Picnic Area (covered)
  • Restrooms Onsite

Events

Related Events

Jan 23rd

Meet Liberty, an American Bald Eagle from the World Bird Sanctuary. Meet her and learn about eagle adaptations, conservation history, and participate in a Q & A portion. After the meet and…
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Jan 29th

Treehouse Wildlife Center will present live raptors and share information about these amazing birds of prey. After the meet and greet, roast a s'more and then stroll along the trails to catch…
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Jan 29th

Visit the Audubon Center on January 15th and 29th from 3:30-5:30 for the first ever Swan Roost Watch at the Audubon Center! Learn from Audubon Center staff and volunteers about the prime…
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Jan 30th

Meet Liberty, an American Bald Eagle from the World Bird Sanctuary. Meet her and learn about eagle adaptations, conservation history, and participate in a Q & A portion. After the meet and…
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