Wild Edibles Scavenger Hunt

5/1/2021 to 5/31/2021 | Sam A. Baker State Park | Patterson, MO

The St. Francois Mountains are coming alive with vibrant color and beauty. Awake to spring by taking a leisurely stroll along the popular Shut-Ins Trail and search for wild edibles along the way. This activity is the perfect way to learn about Missouri's native flora while staying safe and having a blast while doing it! So gather up your family and friends and head out for this adventure!

The Wild Edibles Scavenger Hunt can be picked up at the visitor center during open hours throughout the month of May. Please do not pick the plants or wander off the trail. The Shut-Ins Trail trailhead is located near the park store.  

Sam A. Baker State Park is located at:

5580 State Hwy. 143, Patterson, MO | (573) 856-4411

Associated activities

  • Hiking
  • Interpretive Programs