2024 First Day Hikes

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Celebrate the beginning of 2024 by hitting the trail! Start a new tradition with your friends and family as you get some healthy exercise and enjoy the great outdoors during a guided hike in a Missouri state park or historic site on Jan. 1. First Day Hikes are promoted by America’s State Parks and are held throughout the country.

You have many First Day Hikes to choose from in Missouri State Parks. The hikes vary in length and intensity, and each hike offers different features along the way. Depending on which hike you choose, you may pass by idyllic streams or rivers, gaze up at rugged limestone bluffs, walk through impressive woodlands or forests, see historically significant buildings, or encounter charming wildlife. If you like spending time outdoors, there’s a hike that’s sure to meet your needs.

Preregistration is required for each hike. Click on a park or historic site name below to find out more the hike and register.

Note: The address provided is for Jefferson Landing State Historic Site – First Day Hikes take place in parks and sites all across the state.








Missouri State Parks
100 Jefferson St.
Jefferson City, MO 65101

Additional Information

Travelers With Disabilities Information
Partially Wheelchair Accessible
Smoking Policy
No Smoking
Guest Reservations Needed?
Reservations Required