News Release 164

Missouri State Parks hosts wildflower walk July 14 at Prairie State Park

Volume 39-164 (For Immediate Release)
For more information: 573-751-1010

As summer gets into its full glory, the prairie is ablaze with color and a perfect time for a wildflower walk July 14 at Prairie State Park near Mindenmines. Join a park naturalist at 10 a.m. at the nature center to begin a walk among green grasses and colorful flowers to learn more about the amazing prairie ecosystem.

Dress for the weather and hiking across the prairie; long pants and sturdy shoes are recommended. Sponsored by Missouri State Parks, the hike will last about two hours and cover 1.6 miles.

Prairie State Park is located at 128 NW 150th Lane near Mindenmines. Contact Prairie State Park at 417-843-6711 to register or to get additional information about this event. For information about state parks and historic sites, visit Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.