March 16, 2017

Contact: Steph Deidrick

The Spring Thing Walk at Washington State Park March 25

Guests are invited to attend the Spring Thing Walk at Washington State Park near De Soto. The walk will start at 1 p.m. on March 25 at the Thunderbird Lodge.

The guided hike will take place along the Big River floodplain and will allow hikers to examine some of the first signs of spring in this area.

The hike will last approximately 90 minutes. Visitors should dress appropriately for the outdoor experience. Binoculars may be useful for the hike. Guests are encouraged to bring a picnic lunch to enjoy before or after the hike. This event is free and open to the public.

Washington State Park is located 10 miles south of De Soto on State Highway 21. For more information about the event, call the park office at 636-586-5768. For more information on state parks and historic sites, visit Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.