April 16, 2019

Contact: Amy Poos

Twilight Trek and Taste at Washington State Park April 27

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, APRIL 16, 2019 – To celebrate the spring season, Washington State Park will host its annual Twilight Trek and Taste 6:30 to 10 p.m., Saturday, April 27.

The event will begin with a lantern-led guided hike by park interpretive staff on the base of the beautiful, natural surface 1000 Steps Trail. Guests will end the 0.5-mile hike at Shelter #2 in the Big River Day-Use Area with an evening of complimentary wine tasting and hors d’oeuvres. Wine tastings will be provided by local area wineries, including Edg-Clif Vineyards and Bardenheier Wine Cellars. Additional purchases from the local wineries and food purchases are optional.

Reservations are required to attend this unique event. A non-refundable reservation fee of $5 per person is required at the time of booking. All participants must be 21 or over.

The trail has some moderate difficulty. Participants are encouraged to bring a flashlight or battery-powered lantern for the trek and dress accordingly for this outdoor experience. All events are weather permitting and subject to change.

Washington State Park is located south of St. Louis, 10 miles south of De Soto on State Highway 21. For more information about the event or to make a reservation, contact the park office at 636-586-5768.

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.