Canceled: First Day Hike

1/1/2022 | Nathan and Olive Boone Homestead State Historic Site | Ash Grove, MO

This event has been canceled.

Nathan and Olive Boone Homestead State Historic Site will host a First Day Hike on Homestead Interpretive Trail and Spring Box Trail. This moderate 2.4-mile hike will take guests through what was once a thriving 19th century homestead and give hikers a glimpse into what the early settlement of Ash Grove looked like. The historic site superintendent will share the history of the Boone Homestead and legends of Missouri's frontier past along the trail.

Participants will meet at the picnic shelter near the site office at 10:45 a.m. Guests are encouraged to wear sturdy shoes, dress in layers, bring water, and practice social distancing.

Check with park staff in case of inclement weather by calling 417-751-3266. This event is free and open to all ages. However, there is a limit of 20 participants, and registration is required. A signup link will be available here:

Hike Time: 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Meeting Location: Picnic Shelter

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

Nathan and Olive Boone Homestead State Historic Site is located at:

7850 N. State Highway V, Ash Grove, MO | 417-751-3266

Associated activities

  • Hiking
  • Interpretive Programs