Family Health and Fitness Day

at Missouri State Parks

June 8, 2019

Getting healthy can be easy and fun when you spend a day outdoors at a Missouri state park or historic site! Missouri State Parks is participating in the National Recreation and Park Association's (NRPA)  national initiative, Family Health and Fitness Day, on June 8, 2019. Celebrated the second Saturday in June each year, this special day promotes the importance of parks and recreation in keeping communities healthy. By participating in this initiative, Missouri State Parks wants to highlight the health and wellness benefits of visiting a state park or historic site. For more information about the initiative, visit

Bring the family to one of the fun and healthy activities held at the following state parks and historic sites. (Click on the event for more information.) After the event, spend the rest of the day exploring the park and finding your own healthy adventures.

Kids Hike Ha Ha Tonka State Park, Camdenton 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Cathedral Off-Trail Cave Trip Onondaga Cave State Park, Leasburg 10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Watkins Mill 6K Watkins Mill State Park, Lawson 8 a.m.
Women's Wellness Hike Bennett Spring State Park, Lebanon 4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Summer Fun Day Crowder State Park, Trenton 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Little Hike on the Prairie Annie and Abel Van Meter State Park, Miami 9 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Family Health and Fitness Day Leave No Trace Hike Knob Noster State Park, Knob Noster 2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Rock Island Guided Hike Katy Trail State Park - Rock Island Spur, Windsor 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Family Health and Fitness Weekend Dr. Edmund A. Babler Memorial State Park, Wildwood Various times Saturday and Sunday
Hike for Health Pomme de Terre State Park, Hermitage 9 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Walk the Weston Bluff Weston Bend State Park, Weston 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Wildflower Walk Prairie State Park, Mindenmines 10 a.m. - Noon