National Trails Day

June 2022

Celebrate National Trails Day by taking a hike on one of the great trails that Missouri State Parks has to offer! Hiking events are happening at state parks and historic sites all over Missouri. Find one near you!

American Hiking Society's National Trails Day® is the country's largest celebration of trails. It is a nationwide event designed to promote and celebrate the importance of trails in the United States. This year, it is on Saturday, June 4. However, because that is also the day of World Atlatl Day, Graham Cave's event will be held on Sunday, June 12.

The following state parks and historic sites are hosting events. Click on the event name for more information about the event.

Click here to read the news release.

Park/Historic Site Event Date Time Where to Meet
Dr. Edmund A. Babler Memorial State Park, Wildwood National Trails Day Hike June 4 10 a.m. to noon Dogwood Trailhead
Crowder State Park, Trenton "Amazing Race"-Style Challenge June 4 8-10 a.m. Lake parking lot
Graham Cave State Park, Danville National Trails Day June 12 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Showerhouse parking lot
Katy Trail State Park, Windsor Guided Bike Ride on the Katy Trail June 4 2-4 p.m. Katy Trail Windsor Trailhead
Katy Trail State Park, Windsor Guided Hike on the Katy Trail and the Rock Island Spur June 4 10-11:30 a.m. Katy Trail Windsor Trailhead
Knob Noster State Park, Knob Noster 30th Annual National Trails Day – Scavenger Hunt June 4 Scavenger hunt lists available 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Visitor center
Prairie State Park, Mindenmines Guided Bison Saunter June 4 10 a.m. to noon Nature center
Washington State Park, De Soto National Trails Day June 4 2-8 p.m. Thunderbird Lodge (for first activity)