News Release 206

Halloween Night Hikes at Crowder State Park Nov. 1

Volume 39-206 (For Immediate Release)
For more information: 573-751-1010

The public is invited to join park staff for a Halloween Night Hike through the woods on Friday, Nov. 1 at Crowder State Park near Trenton. Sponsored by Missouri State Parks, the event runs from 6-8 p.m. at Camp Grand River, the park’s organized group camp. Guided hikes will begin at 6 and 7 p.m.

Visitors are encouraged to dress warmly and wear comfortable shoes. The hike will cover about a half mile on a hiking trail that winds through the park’s wooded area and is expected to take about 30 minutes to complete. This family-friendly event is free and open to the public and will also include the opportunity to make a Halloween craft.

Halloween Night Hikes at Crowder State Park is also a great opportunity to log miles as a part of the Governor’s 100 Missouri Miles challenge. To celebrate Missouri’s distinction as the “Best Trails State” by American Trails and to encourage Missourians to enjoy the outdoors, Gov. Jay Nixon and First Lady Georganne Nixon are inviting Missourians to join them in completing 100 Missouri Miles of outdoor physical activity by the end of the year.

For more information and to take the Challenge, visit Participants can also share adventures, post photos and learn about upcoming events by connecting with 100 Missouri Miles on Facebook and Twitter.

Crowder State Park is located west of Trenton off Highway 6. Individuals requiring special services or accommodations to attend can make arrangements by calling the park directly at 660-359-6473. For information about state parks and historic sites, visit Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.