Wild Edibles Scavenger Hunt

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The St. Francois Mountains are coming alive with vibrant color and beauty. Awake to spring by taking a leisurely stroll along the popular Shut-Ins Trail and search for wild edibles along the way. This activity is the perfect way to learn about Missouri’s native flora while staying safe and having a blast while doing it! So, gather up your family and friends and head out for this adventure!

The Wild Edibles Scavenger Hunt will be available in May and can be picked up at the visitor center during open hours. Please do not pick the plants or wander off the trail. The Shut-Ins Trail trailhead is located near the park store.


5580 State Highway 143
Patterson, MO 63956

Additional Information

Travelers With Disabilities Information
Not Wheelchair Accessible
Smoking Policy
Smoking Allowed Outdoors Only