Photo: Jeff Cantrell
Swing by for a few hours, or make a day out of it!
See chert bluffs towering over 50 feet high or explore an Ozark woodland.
Wildcat Glades Conservation & Audubon Center
201 W. Riviera Drive
Joplin, MO 64804
To date, 163 species have been recorded in the area.
We offer a wide variety of events and programs for all ages.
Is your group in need of a room or outdoor pavilion for a reception, retirement party, business meeting, or company picnic? The Audubon Center is the perfect locale!
The stroll up the sidewalk to the front door is an example of the natural beauty found in the Ozarks.
Chert glades are a globally unique habitat found primarily in Southwest Missouri, in the Wildcat Park area of Joplin. There are approximately 60 acres of this habitat left; 27 acres are within Wildcat Park.
Join us for a fabulous Fall evening along Shoal Creek.
When you become a member of the Wildcat Glades Audubon Center, you are protecting our great natural heritage and ensuring the Center will stay in the Four State Area for years to come.
Your generous gift helps support our mission of reconnecting kids with nature while conserving and restoring crucial bird and wildlife habitat along the banks of Shoal Creek.
Begin your Wildcat Glades journey today by submitting a volunteer application, so we can know your time and talents and work with you to find the perfect fit.