National Trails Day

Saturday, June 7, 2014

Celebrate National Trails Day by taking a hike on one of the great trails that Missouri State Parks has to offer! Hiking events are happening at state parks and historic sites all over Missouri. Find one near you!

American Hiking Society's National Trails Day® is the country's largest celebration of trails. It is a nationwide event designed to promote and celebrate the importance of trails in the United States.

The following state parks and historic sites are hosting events. Click on the event name for more information about the event.

Park/Historic Site Event Time Where to meet:
Dr. Edmund A. Babler Memorial State Park, Wildwood National Trails Day 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. Visitor Center
Sam A. Baker State Park, Patterson

Natural Areas Hike

9 a.m. - 2 p.m.  
Bennett Spring State Park, Lebanon Footprint Hike 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. Nature Center
Bollinger Mill State Historic Site, Burfordville

Spring Cemetery Walk

2 p.m. - 4 p.m.  
Castlewood State Park, Ballwin Trails Table Talk 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.  
Crowder State Park, Trenton Summer Fun Day 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.  
Cuivre River State Park, Troy National Trails Day Hike 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. Lakeside Trail
Current River State Park, Salem National Trails Day 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.  
Finger Lakes State Park, Columbia Water Trail Grand Opening 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. Beach parking lot
First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site, St. Charles National Trails Day 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Historic Site
First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site, St. Charles

Explore the Boones Lick Trail in St. Charles County

9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Historic Site
Hawn State Park, Ste. Genevieve National Trails Day 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Hike time: 2 p.m. Whispering Pines Trail trailhead
Johnson's Shut-Ins State Park, Middlebrook Feet - Don't Fail Me Now! 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Day-use main parking lot
Knob Noster State Park, Knob Noster Woodland Detective Hike 7 a.m. - 9 a.m.  
Montauk State Park, Salem National Trails Day Hike 9 a.m. CCC stone shelter
Prairie State Park, Mindenmines Bison Hike 10 a.m. - noon Nature Center
Roaring River State Park, Cassville Trek to the Tower 8 a.m. - noon Nature Center
Rock Bridge Memorial State Park, Columbia Hike Down to Devil's Icebox 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Devil's Icebox Trail
Stockton State Park, Dadeville National Trails Day Hike 10 a.m. Park office
Table Rock State Park, Branson National Trails Day Hike 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. White River Valley Trail trailhead
Trail of Tears State Park, Jackson Best of the Best of the Best 10 a.m. - noon Sheppard Point Trail trailhead
Mark Twain State Park, Stoutsville National Trails Day Hike 10 a.m. - noon Boat ramp parking lot
Wallace State Park, Cameron National Trails Day 4 p.m. Old Quarry Trail trailhead

 

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