Participants will be able to learn about edible plants on a guided hike at Sam A. Baker State Park near
Hikers will learn how to identify plants, their medicinal and edible purposes, and historical folklore. This hike will also follow the Shut-ins Trail. Participants should meet at the Mudlick Trail trailhead, across from the park store and wear sturdy, closed-toed shoes.
Sam A. Baker State Park is located on Highway 143 about four miles north of Patterson. For more information about the event, contact the park naturalist at 573-856-4514. For more information on state parks and historic sites, visit mostateparks.com. Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.