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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 at Sam A. Baker State Park, and search for wildflowers along the way. This activity is the perfect way to learn about Missouri's native flora while staying safe and having a blast! So gather up your family and friends and head out for this adventure!

Scavenger hunts can be picked up at the visitor center during open hours throughout the month of April. Please do not pick the flowers or wander off the trail. The Shut-Ins Trail trailhead is located near the park store.


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5580 Missouri 143
Patterson, MO 63956

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Smoking Allowed Outdoors Only