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JEFFERSON CITY, MO, MAR. 18, 2020 –  Team members at Dr. Edmund A. Babler Memorial State Park invite the public to take a wildflower hike from 10 a.m. to noon each Saturday from April 2 to May 14. 

Participants should meet at the Alta Shelter parking lot for a 1.25 mile guided hike on Hawthorn Trail. Participants are encouraged to dress for the weather, bring water and wear sturdy shoes and insect repellent.

Registration is required. To register, visit and search for activities at Dr. Edmund A. Babler Memorial State Park.

The public is strongly encouraged to follow social-distancing guidelines and be proactive in protecting themselves and others.

Dr. Edmund A. Babler Memorial State Park is located at 800 Guy Park Drive in Wildwood, west of St. Louis. For more information, please call 636-458-3813.

For more information on state parks and historic sites, visit Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources. 

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