Outdoor Adventure

The Toughest Race in America: MR340

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Believed to be the longest continuous canoe marathon in the world, we are a day away from the 10th Annual Missouri American Water MR340, a 340-mile endurance race across Missouri via the Missouri River. The MR 340 starts in Kansas City and ends in St. Charles, and this year’s competition is expected to bring paddlers from across the U.S. (at ... Read More »

Exploring Missouri State Parks: Katy Trail

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This post is one in a series of 52 posts featuring a Missouri State Park of the Week for each week in 2015. To find all Missouri State Parks of the Week posts simply click here, or visit the “Outdoor Adventure” category on the homepage. Happy exploring in 2015 and enjoy the show! Happy 25th birthday, Katy Trail State Park. The first ... Read More »

Exploring Missouri State Parks: Pomme de Terre

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This post is one in a series of 52 posts featuring a Missouri State Park of the Week for each week in 2015. To find all Missouri State Parks of the Week posts simply click here, or visit the “Outdoor Adventure” category on the homepage. Happy exploring in 2015 and enjoy the show! The spring-fed waters of Pomme de Terre River in ... Read More »

Exploring Missouri State Parks: Graham Cave

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This post is one in a series of 52 posts featuring a Missouri State Park of the Week for each week in 2015. To find all Missouri State Parks of the Week posts simply click here, or visit the “Outdoor Adventure” category on the homepage. Happy exploring in 2015 and enjoy the show! Just off Interstate 70, about halfway between St. Louis ... Read More »

“Cave State” Tours in Missouri State Parks

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Looking for a cool adventure on a hot day? Try exploring underground. Missouri, long known as the “Cave State,” is home to thousands of caves. Missouri’s state parks are host to a number of caves, including four that are open for tours. Find your Missouri adventure in a beautiful cave.   Onondaga Cave State Park Onondaga Cave State Park is ... Read More »

Share Your #MissouriAdventure

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The Missouri Division of Tourism wants to showcase your #MissouriAdventure. When you travel in Missouri, connect with @VisitMO on Instagram and Twitter and post pictures of your favorite destinations and attractions using #MissouriAdventure. VisitMO might select one of your photos to share on its social outlets and possibly in the 2016 Official Missouri Travel Guide. Not sure where to start? ... Read More »

Exploring Missouri State Parks: Big Lake

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This post is one in a series of 52 posts featuring a Missouri State Park of the Week for each week in 2015. To find all Missouri State Parks of the Week posts simply click here, or visit the “Outdoor Adventure” category on the homepage. Happy exploring in 2015 and enjoy the show! Big Lake in the northwest corner of the state ... Read More »

Exploring Missouri State Parks: Johnson’s Shut-Ins

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This post is one in a series of 52 posts featuring a Missouri State Park of the Week for each week in 2015. To find all Missouri State Parks of the Week posts simply click here, or visit the “Outdoor Adventure” category on the homepage. Happy exploring in 2015 and enjoy the show! This December marks the 10th anniversary of the devastation, ... Read More »

Missouri’s Best Dry Fly Pattern

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I have heard it said many times, new trends from the east or west coasts will find their way to Missouri in just a few years. Well I guess that even goes for trout dry flies. Recently I was fortunate enough to sit in on two fantastic fly-fishing seminars given by a couple of the best fly-fishing instructors in Missouri. ... Read More »

Exploring Missouri State Parks: Harry S Truman

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This post is one in a series of 52 posts featuring a Missouri State Park of the Week for each week in 2015. To find all Missouri State Parks of the Week posts simply click here, or visit the “Outdoor Adventure” category on the homepage. Happy exploring in 2015 and enjoy the show! Bordered on three sides by water, Harry S Truman ... Read More »