This group is open to anyone who is interested in exploring the outdoor parks and wilderness areas in and around the St. Louis area. We offer hikes both long and short as well as canoe and kayak excursions. Other activities including trail maintenance, camping and occasionally biking. Most are day trips but some are overnight. A dollar per person donation is requested. Firearms are not allowed on outings. Pets are not allowed on outings unless announcement specifically states that the outing is pet friendly. Use of audible electronics must be approved by the leader. Participants must sign a liability release. Outings Leaders are volunteers. Outings officially start at the trailhead or river access. Carpooling is encouraged but not the responsibility of the Leader. For more information contact the Leader of a particular Outing or for general information contact Doug Melville, (636) 288-1055 or firstname.lastname@example.org . All are encouraged to check for recent outing additions on our EMG website, http://www.sierraclub.org/missouri/eastern-missouri .