June 20, 2019

Contact: Amy Poos

Graham Cave State Park hosts Story Hikes July 6 and July 20

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, JUNE 19, 2019 – The public is invited to participate in story hikes from 3:30 to
4 p.m. Saturday, July 6 and Saturday, July 20, at Graham Cave State Park.

Graham Cave was a seasonal home to Native Americans living as far back as 10,000 years ago. Join Naturalist Lorie Volenberg for this 0.3-mile, moderate level hike on Graham Cave Trail where she will share the story of how the early people lived and adapted to environmental changes over the course of 9,000 years.

Participants are to meet at the lower parking lot near the park’s interpretive shelter. They are encouraged to dress appropriately for the weather and wear sturdy shoes. Insect repellent is also recommended.

Additional hikes are scheduled for Aug. 17, Aug. 31 and Sept. 28.

Graham Cave State Park is located off Interstate 70, between Kingdom City and St. Louis, on Highway TT, 2 miles west of Highway 161 at the 170 Exit in Danville. For more information about the event, call Graham Cave State Park at 573-564-3476.

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