9/16/2017 | Prairie State Park | Mindenmines, MO
As the prairie heads into fall, the prairie is ripe with color. Asters and goldenrods dominate the floral display. Join a park naturalist at Prairie State Park's Regal Tallgrass Prairie Nature Center for a walk among green grasses and colorful flowers to learn more about the amazing prairie ecosystem. Dress for the weather and hiking across the prairie; long pants, water, insect repellent, and sturdy shoes are recommended. The hike will last about two hours covering 1.6 miles. Bring a camera!
Hike time: 10 a.m. - Noon