April 15, 2019

Contact: Amy Poos

Wildflower hike at Onondaga Cave State Park April 20

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, APRIL 15, 2019 – Are you thinking about creating your own native wildflower garden but not sure how or what flowers to incorporate? Join an experienced wildflower gardener, Master Naturalist and Onondaga Friends Association member for a guided wildflower hike on one of Onondaga Cave State Park’s beautiful trails at 9 a.m., Saturday, April 20.

On this hike, participants will learn more about native species while they look for and identify native wildflowers including columbine, blood root, wild ginger and spiderwort. Be sure to wear sturdy shoes and bring water and snacks. Meet at the Blue Heron Trailhead by the pavilion.

Onondaga Cave State Park is located 7 miles southeast of the Leasburg exit off I-44 on Highway H. For more information about the event, call the park at 573-522-3760.

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