Outdoor Adventure

Fun in Springfield: Chadwick OHV Area

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Do not, under any circumstances, visit the Chadwick Motorcycle and ATV area. That is, unless you want to have an absolute blast exploring the nearly 80 miles of pristine trails, as they wind through the southern Missouri highlands. Per the name, this area is located just a few miles from the small community of Chadwick which is approximately 34 miles ... Read More »

Explore the Great Outdoors in Jefferson City

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Winter has come to an end and we’ve been cooped up in the house too long. Don’t get us wrong, there are few things more breathtaking than our beautiful state blanketed in snow, but let’s be honest…we’re itching to get outside! A sea of blooming Redbud and Dogwood Trees coupled with a clear blue sky and sunshine set the perfect ... Read More »

Along the Katy Trail: St. Charles

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It’s a milestone month in Missouri, as the Show-Me State’s popular Katy Trail celebrates its 25th anniversary. To commemorate one of Missouri’s most-popular outdoor attractions, we’re taking you across the trail, from east to west, and visiting several trailhead cities on the trek. The Katy Trail system starts in Machens (30 minutes north of St. Louis) and ends in Clinton, ... Read More »

Bash Trash in April Through Annual Statewide Trash Bash

Trash Bash volunteers help clean up Cape LaCroix Creek in Cape Girardeau each year and collect all kinds of trash.

Do some “spring cleaning” outdoors in April and help fight litter through Missouri’s No MOre Trash! annual Trash Bash. The Trash Bash runs the entire month and is sponsored by the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) and Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) as part of their ongoing No MOre Trash! statewide anti-litter campaign. The annual Trash Bash encourages people to ... Read More »

Exploring Missouri State Parks: Big Oak Tree

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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 park is a green oasis amid the farm ... Read More »

Exploring Missouri State Parks: Cuivre River

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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 rugged topography of Cuivre River State Park looks ... Read More »

Exploring Missouri State Parks: St. Joe

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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 park is located off U.S. 67 west of ... Read More »

Exploring Missouri State Parks: Montauk

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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!  Southwest of Salem, Montauk sits in a deep Ozark ... Read More »

Exploring Missouri State Parks: Roaring River

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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!  Roaring River State Park Tucked in the southwest corner ... Read More »