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1401 Froesel Drive, Ellisville, MO 63011 · Phone 636.891.6644 ·


Bonfire Nights at Babler State Park

Nothing says fall quite like a bonfire! Bring your family and join us Saturdays in October for a crackling bonfire and a new activity each week!

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Discover Nature This Fall

Adults can join us for outdoor learning and fun with brand-new programs.

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Get close to nature close to home at Babler State Park.

Outdoor Education

Youth, Families, Adults

​​​​​​​​​​​​Get close to nature while staying close to home at the Outdoor Education Center located in Babler State Park.  Ready for an adventure? Take learning to the trail while traveling the country with our Trek & Travel trip programs.

Youth Programs

Put down the electronics and get outside!  Our Babler Outdoor Education Center (OEC) offers a variety of ways for youth to explore the outdoors through science and nature-based education experiences:

  • Camps & Classes - put down the electronics and get outside with BablerWiLD
  • Scout programs - bring your scout troop for a fun program and earn your badge!
  • Customized group programs​ - If you have a youth group looking for team building, outdoor skills, environmental education or outdoor education, we’re the place for you!  

​Family Programs

One of the best ways to enjoy nature is to do so with family. Create new memories with our family programs located at the OEC, or join us on a family hike or river canoe trip to explore the beauty of Missouri.

Learn more about our family outdoor education programs.​

​Adult Programs

Learn new skills, meet new friends and experience the outdoors as you hike, canoe, or bike ride with us. Join our Lewis and Clark walking challenge or our Garden Club. Our outdoor facility allows plenty of room to socially distance. Bring a friend or two and use the Gold or Silver card with of some of our programs.
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Facility Rental

The Outdoor Education Center at Babler State Park is a 300-acre retreat nestled in the valley of one of Missouri’s finest state parks.  Located in the heart of west St. Louis County, the OEC is the perfect place for your group to get away without having to go away!

Learn more about renting the Babler Outdoor Education Center.