National Geographic Adventurer of the Year Jennifer Pharr Davis - Presentation and Urban Hike


In celebration of National Trails Day, Missouri State Parks and Missouri Department of Conservation will host athlete, author, speaker and National Geographic Adventurer of the Year Jennifer Pharr Davis. The program is free and open to the public. Click here to read the news release.

Event Highlights:

* 10 a.m. – Hiking resources available for attendees in lobby. 

* 10:30 a.m. – Listen to guest speaker Jennifer Pharr Davis talk about her experiences on the Appalachian Trail.

* 11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. – Urban Hike: A guided 1.5-mile hike will highlight the Discovery Center Native Plant Garden, Kauffman Garden, Theis Park and the Nelson Atkins Museum of Art.

For more information about the event, call Kendra Varns Wallis at 816-759-7313 x 1164.

Event location: The Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center, 4750 Troost Ave., Kansas City, Mo.
Event time: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

This event is being held in conjunction with National Trails Day. For more information about National Trails Day and to see other events being held in Missouri State Parks, click here.

Associated activities

  • Hiking
  • Interpretive Programs