August 20, 2015

Contact: Steph Deidrick

Guided bison hike at Prairie State Park Sept. 5

Guests can enjoy a guided hike to see the bison at Prairie State Park. Sponsored by Missouri State Parks, the event will take place at 10 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 5 at the Regal Tallgrass Prairie Nature Center.

Guests should be prepared for a two mile hike over uneven terrain. It is recommended that guests bring water, snacks, insect repellent, a hat, sunscreen, and wear sturdy shoes. Those who attend may also bring binoculars to view bison and other animals.

Prairie State Park is located at 128 NW 150th Lane near Mindenmines. To register of for additional information, contact the park at 417-843-6711. For information about state parks and historic sites, visit Missouri State Parks and Historic Sites is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.