Want to stroll in the country without leaving the comforts of St. Louis?. Getting There Powder Valley sits a half-mile from one of the busiest highway intersections in the state, the I-44 and I-270 interchange. To get to it, you have get off I-44 at Geyer, then make the angled-back left onto Cragwold and follow the long winding road until you're parallel to I-270. You'll find a lot of city types getting lost along the way.
What You'll Find Three hiking trails are all good for the novice; they're paved, so you can wear your street shoes, and they start from the parking lot. You'll even find rural folks here, likely drawn in by the Nature Center, which is first-rate and offers excellent displays daily.