Wild Edibles Scavenger Hunt

5/1/2022 to 5/31/2022 | 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 will be available in May and can be picked up at the visitor center during open hours. Please do not pick the plants or wander off the trail. The Shut-Ins Trail trailhead is located near the park store.

Click here to read the news release.

This event is being held in conjunction with the National Park Trust's Kids to Parks Day. For more information about Kids to Parks Day and to see a complete list of associated events at Missouri State Parks, click here.

Sam A. Baker State Park is located at:

5580 State Highway 143, Patterson, MO | 573-856-4411

Associated activities

  • Interpretive Programs