News Release 078

May Days Wildflower Walks planned May 2, 5, 6 at Crowder State Park

Volume 39-078 (For Immediate Release)
For more information: 573-751-1010

Experience the wonders of spring in the outdoors on guided wildflower walks May 2, 5 and 6 at Crowder State Park near Trenton. Sponsored by Missouri State Parks, the walks are free and open to the public.

Each walk will feature a different trail so participants will have the opportunity to see all of the park trails. Walks will be held on the following trails:

• May 2 - 9 a.m. - Red Bud Trail (2 miles). Meet at the tennis court parking lot and 2 p.m. - River Forks Trail (2 miles). Meet at the beach parking lot.
• May 5 - 9 a.m.-Tall Oaks Trail (3 miles). Meet at the Shelter 3 parking lot and 2 p.m.-North Thompson Trail (3.8 miles). Meet at the equestrian parking lot.
• May 6 – 1 p.m.-South Thompson Trail (6 miles). Meet at the equestrian parking lot.

Participants should wear comfortable walking shoes and bring water. In addition to healthy outdoor fun, the walks will provide the opportunity to identify and discover information about the wildflowers along the trail.

Crowder State Park is located west of Trenton off Highway 6. For more information about the event, call the park at 660-359-6473. For information on state parks and historic sites, visit mostateparks.com. Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.

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