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Night Hike on Buteo Trail

7/22/2023 | Knob Noster State Park | Knob Noster, MO

Knob Noster State Park is hosting five night hikes on Buteo Trail during the spring and summer of 2023. Join us on one or more of these guided hikes to explore how to preserve the night sky.

Each hike will be a moderately difficult mile-long loop and will last about an hour. Be prepared by bringing water, snacks and a personal flashlight; wearing sturdy shoes and weather-appropriate clothing; and using insect repellent.

Meet at the trailhead by Lake Buteo, the shelter house and the kayak hut. Trailhead coordinates: 38.74975, -93.58163.

Hike Dates and Times:
  • May 27 at 9 p.m.
  • June 17 at 9:15 p.m.
  • July 22 at 9 p.m.
  • Aug. 26 at 8:30 p.m.
  • Sept. 9 at 8 p.m.

In the event of inclement weather, the hike will be canceled. To keep up to date with programs and events for Knob Noster State Park, check out the Events tab on our Facebook page. Events may also be listed here.

Questions? Contact Chris Edmondson at or 660-563-2463.

Knob Noster State Park is located at:

873 SE 10, Knob Noster, MO | 660-563-2463

Associated activities

  • Hiking