Wilderness Walk


• There will be eight family activities highlighting the eight Wilderness Areas in Missouri.

• See a tarantula, backpacking gear, fishing tackle, fire starting tools and more.

• On a 2 mile urban walk learn the Ten Essentials for Hiking and Leave No Trace Guidelines as you walk past a beautiful garden, pond and creek.

• Afterwards enjoy birthday cake and dulcimer music while viewing the photo exhibit 50 Years of Wilderness Through the Lens of Missouri’s 8 Wilderness Areas.


• The Wilderness Day will be held on June 7th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

• The Wilderness Walk starts at noon and ends at 3 p.m.

• Walks will depart every half hour with leaders from the Sierra Club and Kansas City Outdoor Club.


Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center, 4750 Troost Ave., Kansas City, MO

• All events are free and open to the public.


Eileen McManus, Sierra Club,[masked], [masked]

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  • Vicki J.

    I enjoyed it!

    June 8, 2014

  • MJ M.

    Grandkids had a great time on the hike as well as indoor activities!
    Thanks to all who put this on!

    June 7, 2014

  • Carol H.

    It was a good day! The birds, the plants and everything was wonderful. The rain settled and we had a great time!!

    June 7, 2014

  • Melissa H.

    We are set up under the pavilion at the Discovery Center

    June 7, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Ok well I just received this message I'm coming from lawrence so I will be late where might I find the group?

    June 7, 2014

  • Melissa H.

    It is beautiful here. Light rain still falling; birds are active. Looking forward to the walk. The indoor displays are also worth the trip. Sun coming out soon. Just in case there are rain panchos fot participants.

    June 7, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    What will this walk be like, is this going to be a muddy excursion?

    June 7, 2014

  • Eileen M.

    The rain will be letting up around noon and we are still ready to walk!

    June 7, 2014

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