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Guided Bison Hike Offered July 8 at Prairie State Park

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., July 3 – Visitors are invited to learn about the tallgrass prairie on a guided bison hike July 8 at Prairie State Park near Mindenmines. The walk will be from 10 a.m. until noon and is free to the public.

Summer is in full swing and there is an abundance of wildflowers. The guided hike will offer ample opportunities to see wildflowers and bison so everyone should bring their binoculars and cameras. The hike will be a two-mile trail with uneven terrain. Hikers should wear sturdy shoes and bring water, snacks, insect repellent, a hat and sunscreen.

For more information about the event and to register, call the park at 417-843-6711.

The park is located at 128 NW 150th Lane near Mindenmines. For  information, visit Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.