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National Trails Day

Saturday, June 1, 2013

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  your!

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:
Sam A. Baker State Park, Patterson Shut-Ins Shuffle 9 a.m Mudlick Trail trailhead
Bennett Spring State Park, Lebanon Spring Things 9:30 a.m. Spring
Big Oak Tree State Park, East Prairie Cultural and Natural Changes and How they have Affected Big Oak Tree State Park 10 a.m. Day-use area
Bollinger Mill State Historic Site, Burfordville Cemetery Walk 2 p.m.  
Bothwell Lodge State Historic Site, Sedalia National Trails Day 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Day-use parking lot
Crowder State Park, Trenton Amazing Race Style Trail Challenge 4 p.m. Lake parking lot
Cuivre River State Park, Troy Long Spring Trail Nature Hike 10 a.m. Lone Spring Trail trailhead
Current River State Park, Emminence Take a Hike with the Ozark Trail Association 11 a.m. Next to the park lodge
Deutschheim State Historic Site, Hermann Garden Tour 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Historic Site
Dillard Mill State Historic Site, Davisville Mill View Trail Nature Walk 9 a.m. Kiosk in the parking lot
Elephant Rocks State Park, Belleview Stories of the Railroads 10, 10:30, 11 a.m. Main trail off the parking lot
First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site, St. Charles National Trails Day Celebration 10 a.m. Frontier Park
Fort Davidson State Historic Site, Pilot Knob Stories of the Railroads 1, 1:30, 2 p.m. Brogan's Trail
Graham Cave State Park, Danville Let's Get Out - Let's Hike! 10 a.m. Park office
Ha Ha Tonka State Park, Camdenton Woodland Wildflowers 10 a.m. Oak Woodland Natural Area parking lot
Hawn State Park, Ste. Genevieve National Trails Day 9 a.m. Whispering Pines Trail trailhead
Johnson's Shut-Ins State Park, Lesterville St. Francois Mountains - Exposed! 9 a.m. Scour Trail trailhead parking lot
Knob Noster State Park, Knob Noster A Puzzling Hike Anytime between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Get details at the visitor center
Lake Wappapello State Park, Williamsville Footsteps in the Forest 8 a.m. Asher Creek Trail trailhead
Meramec State Park, Sullivan Forge Ahead 9 a.m. Visitor center
Morris State Park, Campbell With a Little Help from Our Friends 9 a.m. Parking lot
Onondaga Cave State Park. Leasburg National Trails Day Hike 9 a.m. Vilander Bluff Natural Area trailhead
Pomme de Terre State Park, Hermitage Take a Hike for Your Health 9 a.m. Cedar Bluff Trail trailhead
Prairie State Park, Mindenmines Wildflower Walk 9 a.m. Nature center
Roaring River State Park, Cassville Cave Hike 10 a.m. Devil's Kitchen Trail trailhead
St. Joe State Park, Park Hills A Walk in the Pines 10 a.m. Blankshire Trail bicycle trailhead
Stockton State Park, Dadeville National Trails Day Hike 1 p.m. Umber Ridge Trail trailhead
Harry S Truman State Park, Warsaw Early Bird Hike 4:45 a.m. Park office
Thousand Hills State Park, Kirksville Thousand Hills Nature Hike 9 a.m. Thousand Hills Trail trailhead
Trail of Tears State Park, Jackson Sheppard Point Discovery Hike 10 a.m. Sheppard Point Trail trailhead
Mark Twain State Park, Florida Exploring Nature 10 a.m. Campground boat ramp parking lot
Wakonda State Park, La Grange Wakonda Trail and Lake Shore Clean-up Day 9 a.m. Park office
Wallace State Park, Cameron Find the Frog 10 a.m. Campground amphitheater
Washington State Park, De Soto Night Hike 8:30 p.m. Campground showerhouse
Watkins Mill State Park, Lawson Bicycle Ride at Watkins Mill Noon Watkins Mill Lake Trail
Weston Bend State Park, Weston West Ridge Nature Hike 1 p.m. West Ridge Trail trailhood