Canceled: First Day Hike

1/1/2022 | Johnson's Shut-Ins State Park | Middle Brook, MO

This event has been canceled.

Is your 2022 New Year’s resolution to get out and hike more? What better place to start than Johnson’s Shut-Ins State Park? Join us for our annual First Day Hike on the 2-mile Horseshoe Glade Trail. On this moderately difficult hike, you will witness one of the best views in the park. Be sure to wear closed-toed shoes, dress warmly in layers, and bring plenty of water and snacks.

We will start the morning off with free doughnuts and coffee at the Black River Center at 9 a.m. The guided hike will start at 9:30 a.m. at the Shut-Ins Trailhead by the River Store.

This event is free and open to all ages. Pets are allowed but must be kept on a leash.

Be sure to register online by Dec. 27. Registration is required, and a signup link will be available here:

For more information or to check the status of the hike, contact the park naturalist at 573-546-2450, ext. 1003.

Event Time: 9 a.m. - noon
Meeting Location: Black River Center

First Day Hikes are promoted by America’s State Parks. Click here to view more First Day Hikes at Missouri State Parks.

Johnson's Shut-Ins State Park is located at:

148 Taum Sauk Trail, Middle Brook, MO | 573-546-2450

Associated activities

  • Hiking