June 15, 2017

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Wildflower hike June 22 at Battle of Island Mound State Historic Site

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, JUNE 15, 2017 – The public is invited to celebrate summer’s arrival by joining a park naturalist for a walk June 22 on the Courage Trail at Battle of Island Mound State Historic Site near Butler. The free event will begin at 6 p.m. and visitors should meet at the trailhead.

Participants will learn about the wildflowers that are in bloom and how to identify them. The trail is 0.6 miles long.

Missouri State Parks is celebrating 100 years in 2017. Visitors can experience all the park system has to offer with the Centennial Passport. Visit for more information. 

Battle of Island Mound State Historic Site is located west of Butler off Hwy. K. For more information about the event, call Prairie State Park at 417-843-6711. For more information on state parks and historic sites, visit Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.