Canceled: First Day Hike

1/1/2022 | Battle of Athens State Historic Site | Revere, MO

This event has been canceled.

Battle of Athens State Historic Site will host a guided First Day Hike on Jan. 1, 2022, at 9 a.m. The hike will start at the Snow Trillium Trailhead, located at the playground parking lot. The trail is a moderate-level 2-mile loop that winds above the bluffs of the Des Moines River. It is a natural trail with uneven terrain, steep grades and low-water crossings. The estimated hiking time is 1 hour, 28 minutes. Hot cocoa and snacks will be provided after the hike.

Participants should bring water and good footwear for hiking, and dress appropriately for the weather.  A hiking stick may also come in handy.

The event is free and open to all ages. Children should be accompanied by an adult. Pets are welcome but must be on a leash of no more than 10 feet.

Battle of Athens State Historic Site is located 10 miles north of Kahoka, Missouri, on Highway 81, then 4 miles east on Highway CC. For more information about the event, call the historic site office at 660-877-3871.

Registration for this event is required, and a signup link will be available here:

Event Time: 9 a.m. - noon
Meeting Location: Snow Trillium Trailhead

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

Battle of Athens State Historic Site is located at:

12378 Athens State Park Road, Revere, MO | 660-877-3871

Associated activities

  • Hiking