First Day Hike - Winter Wonderland

1/1/2018 | Sam A. Baker State Park | Patterson, MO

Choose to make a healthy, fresh start this New Year by joining this guided hike on the park’s popular Shut-in’s Trail. This relaxing stroll will venture through bottomland forest past talus slopes, giant cane breaks, and end at the shut-in’s swimming hole.  Learn this winter what makes the Shut-in’s Trail such an enjoyable trail to experience and love. This three-mile round trip hike is easy to moderate. 

Remember to wear sturdy footwear, bring snacks and water, and dress for the weather. The hike will be cancelled in the case of inclement weather as the park may not be accessible in certain winter weather conditions. Please call 573-856-4411 for cancellation information or if you have any questions. 

Hike time: 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Meeting Location: Mudlick Trail trailhead across from the park store

This hike is part of a national First Day Hikes initiative by America's State Parks. For more information and a list of other First Day Hikes in Missouri State Parks, click here.

Rt. 1 Box 18150, Patterson, MO | (573) 856-4411

Associated activities

  • Hiking