June 05, 2017

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Wildflower walk planned June 10 at Prairie State Park

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, JUNE 5, 2017 – As summer approaches, the prairie is ablaze with color, making it a perfect time to take a wildflower walk at Prairie State Park near Mindenmines. The walk will be at 10 a.m. on June 10 and will begin at the park’s Regal Tallgrass Prairie Nature Center.

The walk will be among green grasses and colorful wildflowers to learn more about the amazing prairie ecosystem. The hike will be 1.5-2 miles long and will last about two hours. Participants should dress for the weather and wear long pants and sturdy shoes. It is recommended to bring insect repellent, water and a camera. 

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. 

Prairie State Park is located at 128 NW 150th Lane near Mindenmines. For  more information and to  register, call the 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.