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Enjoy best places for peak fall foliage & wildlife

Escape to the best locations in nature to see peak fall foliage, restored elk herds and tallgrass prairies on driving and hiking adventures throughout the Midwest and beyond.

In Missouri, find the best locations for catching the brilliant colors of fall maples, oaks, hickory and ash trees in the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) Fall Colors: Latest […]

Get outside & explore a Walktober trail

Walk, run or bike in a few of autumn’s most colorful landscapes, and get some exercise on a different trail each week as part of a free event at Walktober.

Kansas City Parks & Recreation is hosting weekly events on its trails to encourage walking, running and bicycling this month. Each walk also includes a Plein […]

Explore the Missouri River on a float adventure

Immerse yourself in the Missouri River Valley and explore historic river towns along its shores with Paddle MO on its annual float trip down the Missouri River.

Stream Teams United is hosting this 100-mile float trip down North America’s longest river with options for weekend and week-long river excursions. The week-long excursion will be held September 22 […]

August 23rd, 2021|Conservation, Nature, Recreation, Resilience, Sustainability, Water|0 Comments

Get a free app for fun state park activities

Are you looking for a place to camp, fish, hike or enjoy activities on the water? Download a free app that will help you give you all kinds of fun options in Missouri State Parks.

MO Outdoors will also help you locate the best birdwatching and picnic areas and connect you to area regulations, seasonal information […]

Track a pollinator migration at butterfly festival

Follow a butterfly’s annual migration from the Midwest to Mexico at the Festival of Butterflies at Powell Gardens, Kansas City’s botanical garden, from July 21 to August 8.

The festival begins in the glass-walled Martha Jane Phillips Starr Butterfly Conservatory, which will have more than a 1,000 butterflies and moths flying among tropical plants that are native […]