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 https://www.nrpa.org/events/family-fitness-day/.
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|