Kids to Parks Day

5/21/2022 | Thousand Hills State Park | Kirksville, MO

Come out to Thousand Hills State Park to celebrate Kids to Parks day!

Event Schedule:

11 a.m. – Nature Detective Hike

Animals leave behind clues to tell us they have been in the area. Join park staff to explore the many different clues animals leave behind and learn what animals share the park with us. This hike will take place on Oak Trail, located next to the playground on Big Loop Road.

1-3 p.m.  Nature Crafts and Storytime

Take part in crafts and nature stories for kids and kids at heart. These activities will be set up from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. near the playground on Big Loop Road.

All programs are weather permitting. Check out Thousand Hills State Park on Facebook for cancellations, location changes, and other park information.

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.

Thousand Hills State Park is located at:

20431 State Highway 157, Kirksville, MO | 660-665-6995

Associated activities

  • Hiking
  • Interpretive Programs