Lewis and Clark State Park in Rushville, MO is great for birdwatchers

Growing up just about 20 miles from it, I have been by the Lewis and Clark State Park dozens of times and never stopped by. I took some time to drop in recently and see what the park has to offer. It is a newer state park and it is not as big as most of them in Missouri (The state has a tendency to set aside huge tracts of land for parks) Read more

Watkin’s Mill State Park

On the way out of Kansas City, on the outskirts of Lawson, Missouri is Watkin’s Mill State Park. It is a glorious 100+ acres of land that set aside for camping, hiking and fishing. One thing that is of interest for many is the paved bicycle path that circles the entire state park. Read more

Knob Noster State Park is great for Saturday hikes.

In the shadows of Whiteman Air Force Base and the Missouri State Fair is Knob Noster State Park. It all honestly one of the best parks in the system in the state. Read more