Whispering Eclipse

8/19/2017 to 8/21/2017 | Hawn State Park | Ste. Genevieve, MO

Hawn State Park and Friends of Hawn Association will be hosting "Whispering Eclipse."

Saturday, 7 p.m.

  • On Saturday night, the St. Louis-based blues/folk duo Riverside Wanderers will play in the campground amphitheater.  

Sunday, 7 p.m.

  • On Sunday night, there will be a program about the total eclipse in the campground amphitheater. Visitors will learn how this eclipse happens and why it is special.


  • On Monday, listen to find out if the pines whisper during the total eclipse. A tent will be set up in the field at the park entrance for shade, but bring your own lawn chair for seating. The eclipse begins at 11:50 a.m., with total eclipse starting at 1:17p.m.
  • Sign up for a guided total eclipse hike to the highest point in the park in the Whispering Pines Wild Area. Only 20 spots are available. Participants must pre-register for this free event. Call 573-883-3603 to register. The hike begins at 11:00 a.m.   

Refreshments will be available to purchase from Friends of Hawn Association during this event.

To learn more about the eclipse, click here. For a complete list of events in Missouri State Parks related to the eclipse, click here.

12096 Park Drive, Ste. Genevieve, MO | (573) 883-3603

Associated activities

  • Interpretive Programs