2018 Guided Hikes

at Missouri State Parks

Do you like to hike, but don't have anybody willing to tag along with you? Or, would you like to take in a little cultural or natural history while you get some exercise on a park trail?  Many state parks offer guided hikes throughout the year. Below are some of the opportunities that await you in 2018! Click on the hike to see more details of each adventure. Some hikes may require advance reservations.

Date:
Hike:
Park/Historic Site:
Hike time:
April 19 Weekly Wildflower Walk Rock Bridge Memorial State Park, Columbia 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.
April 21 Fire Tower Hike Sam A. Baker State Park, Patterson 9 a.m. - Noon
April 21 Wildflower Hike Graham Cave State Park, Danville 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
April 21 Graham Cave Story Hike Graham Cave State Park, Danville 3:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.
April 21 Beginning Bird Walk Mastodon State Historic Site, Imperial 7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
April 21 Bird Hike Montauk State Park, Salem 8 a.m. - Noon
April 21 Birding Hike Roaring River State Park, Cassville 9 a.m.
April 21 Bird Walk St. Francois State Park, Bonne Terre 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
April 21 Spring Wildflower Walk St. Francois State Park, Bonne Terre 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
April 21 Wildflower Walk Washington State Park, De Soto 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
April 26 Weekly Wildflower Walk Rock Bridge Memorial State Park, Columbia 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.
April 28 May All Your Weeds be Wildflowers Onondaga Cave State Park, Leasburg 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
April 28 Twilight Trek and Taste Washington State Park, De Soto 6 p.m.
May 3 Photo Walk with Al Griffin Bennett Spring State Park, Lebanon 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
May 3 Weekly Wildflower Walk Rock Bridge Memorial State Park, Columbia 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.
May 5 Wild Edibles Hike Sam A. Baker State Park, Patterson 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
May 5 Spring Cemetery Walk Bollinger Mill State Historic Site, Burfordville 9 a.m.
May 5 What's Not to Lichen? Graham Cave State Park, Danville 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
May 5 Graham Cave Story Hike Graham Cave State Park, Danville 3:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.
May 5 Bison Hike Prairie State Park, Mindenmines 10 a.m. - Noon
May 5 Bird Walk St. Francois State Park, Bonne Terre 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
May 5 Wings Over Weston (guided bird hikes) Weston Bend State Park, Weston Varies
May 6 Wildflower Workshop Roaring River State Park, Cassville 3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
May 6 Wildflower Walk Washington State Park, De Soto 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
May 10 Weekly Wildflower Walk Rock Bridge Memorial State Park, Columbia 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.
May 12 Beginning Bird Walk Mastodon State Historic Site, Imperial 7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
May 12 Wildflower Walk Van Meter State Park, Miami 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
May 19 Photo Walk with Al Griffin Bennett Spring State Park, Lebanon 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
May 19 Discovery Day Lewis and Clark State Park, Rushville 3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
May 19 Wildflower Walk Prairie State Park, Mindenmines 10 a.m. - Noon
May 26 Wildflower Walk Ha Ha Tonka State Park, Camdenton 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
May 26-27 Petroglyph and Glade Tour Washington State Park, De Soto 2 p.m.
May 27 Wildflower and River Bottom Walk Washington State Park, De Soto 4 p.m.
June 1 Birding for Beginners Ha Ha Tonka State Park, Camdenton 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
June 2 National Trails Day Hike Onondaga Cave State Park, Leasburg 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
June 2 Bison Hike Prairie State Park, Mindenmines 10 a.m. - Noon
June 2 Urban Hike The Annita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center, Kansas City 11:45 a.m. - 1 p.m.
June 2 National Trails Day Hike Washington State Park, De Soto 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
June 2 Weston Bend Walk Weston Bend State Park, Weston 10 a.m. - Noon
June 9 Graham Cave Story Hike Graham Cave State Park, Danville 3:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.
June 9 Night Hike Ha Ha Tonka State Park, Camdenton 8:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
June 15 All Bark, No Bite - The Trees of Ha Ha Tonka Ha Ha Tonka State Park, Camdenton 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
June 16 Wildflower Walk Prairie State Park, Mindenmines 10 a.m. - Noon
June 23 Graham Cave Story Hike Graham Cave State Park, Danville 3:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.
June 23 Night Expedition Lewis and Clark State Park, Rushville 9:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
June 23 Petroglyph and Glade Tour Washington State Park, De Soto 2 p.m.
June 30 Spider Sniff Program Crowder State Park, Trenton 8:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
July 7 Graham Cave Story Hike Graham Cave State Park, Danville 3:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.
July 7 Bison Hike Prairie State Park, Mindenmines 10 a.m. - Noon
July 13 Wildflower Walk Ha Ha Tonka State Park, Camdenton 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
July 14 Graham Cave Story Hike Graham Cave State Park, Danville 3:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.
July 20 All Bark, No Bite - The Trees of Ha Ha Tonka Ha Ha Tonka State Park, Camdenton 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
July 28 Night Hike Ha Ha Tonka State Park, Camdenton 8:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Aug. 4 Bison Hike Prairie State Park, Mindenmines 10 a.m. - Noon
Aug. 11 Graham Cave Story Hike Graham Cave State Park, Danville 3:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Aug. 18 Mysteries of the Homestead Nathan Boone Homestead State Historic Site, Ash Grove Every hour: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Aug. 25 Spider Sniff Program Crowder State Park, Trenton 8:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Aug. 25 Graham Cave Story Hike Graham Cave State Park, Danville 3:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Sept. 1 Creatures of the Night Hike Crowder State Park, Trenton 8:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Sept. 1-2 Petroglyph and Glade Tours Washington State Park, De Soto 2 p.m.
Sept. 2 Fall Hike Washington State Park, De Soto 4 p.m.
Sept. 8 Bison Hike Prairie State Park, Mindenmines 10 a.m. - Noon
Sept. 15 Photo Walk with Al Griffin Bennett Spring State Park, Lebanon 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Sept. 15 Graham Cave Story Hike Graham Cave State Park, Danville 3:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Sept. 29 Graham Cave Story Hike Graham Cave State Park, Danville 3:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Oct. 6 Fall Cemetery Walk Bollinger Mill State Historic Site, Burfordville 9 a.m.
Oct. 13 Graham Cave Story Hike Graham Cave State Park, Danville 3:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Oct. 27 Graham Cave Story Hike Graham Cave State Park, Danville 3:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Oct. 27 Guided Night Hike Wallace State Park, Cameron 7 p.m.
Oct. 27 Night Hike Weston Bend State Park, Weston Event: 5 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Nov. 3 Bison Hike Prairie State Park, Mindenmines

10 a.m. - Noon and 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Nov. 24 Turkey Trot Washington State Park, De Soto 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Dec. 1 Bison Hike Prairie State Park, Mindenmines 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

 

 

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