Canoeing, Hiking and More: Outdoor Adventures for All Ages
The best kind of adventures happen outdoors, and with family. Join the National Park Service in getting outside and experiencing nature-centric fun with a very special adventure.
Saturday, October 29, Canoemobile, a traveling environmental program that engages people in introductory outdoor experiences, partners with the National Park Service to host a day of outdoor fun at the Lincoln Shields Recreation Area in West Alton, Missouri, with Canoe-n-Boo.
Dress in your favorite Halloween costume or celebration of autumn attire, grab the kiddos and enjoy the beautiful autumn weather with this free family-friendly event, featuring:
- Geocaching (Don’t know what it is? This video explains it all!)
- Living history of the area
- Bird watching
- Water safety
- Paddling a 24-foot Voyageur canoe (That’s right! You’ll get to experience canoeing on the waterways.)
All training and supplies will be available upon arrival to prepare participants for these exciting experiences. No experience is necessary!
When: Saturday, October 29; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: Lincoln Shields Recreation Area, 14701 US 67, West Alton, MO 63368
Cost: Free and open to all ages
More information: Call 314-655-1614
Canoemobile events are coordinated across the country by Wilderness Inquiry, which provides outdoor recreation and education for people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities. Photo from WildernessInquiry.com