All Platte County Parks Programs have been postponed until further notice.

Yoga in the Park (TBD)

Yoga in the Park, 2020 Dates TBD 2020 Sunset Summer Series TO BE ANNOUNCED: End your day with Yoga in the Park, led by Brindl Braswell. All levels flow yoga on the lawn Bring your own mat or bring a beach towel if you don’t have a mat No sign ups, just SHOW N GO!! …

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Tails on the Trails – POSTPONED

Tails on the Trails has been postponed!  We will keep everyone posted on a reschedule date. With this event having 30 vendors and multiple volunteers and attendees we are expecting well over 100++ people. Of course everyone’s safety and health are more important at this time. I hope by taking these precautions we can help …

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Fishing at Platte Ridge Park

Free Fishing Day (June 6, 2020)

Interested in getting into fishing? The Missouri Department of Conservation and Platte County Parks & Recreation will host a free fishing clinic at the Platte Ridge Park fishing pond on Saturday, June 6, 2020, from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. The park is located off of Hwy 371 north of Tracy. The Conservation Department will …

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Tour de Platte (Cancelled)

Tour de Platte Bicycle Ride The Tour de Platte is a free bicycle ride designed for bikers of all levels to cycle through the trails, parks, and back roads of Platte County. The Tour will begin at 8:00 am at E.H. Young Park in Riverside, MO. More info coming soon. YOU CAN STILL SIGN UP …

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Instructional Canoe/Kayak Event (July 13, 2020)

Canoeing and Kayaking for Beginners Experience canoeing and kayaking first hand at the FREE Canoe/Kayak event July 11, 2020, starting at 9 am! Boats and gear will be supplied; bring your own boat if you have one. Instruction will be given on paddle movement and motion, boat basics and safety. Participants will experience canoeing or kayaking …

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Discover Nature – Fishing Lessons 1 & 2

July 23, 2020 – Equipment, Casting, and Proper Fish Handling. How to Tie a Knot and Bait a Hook. Lesson 1: Equipment, Casting and Proper Fish Handling combines instruction with hands-on fishing to teach young anglers and families basic fishing techniques and skills. Participants will learn how to properly and safely cast a spincast fishing …

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Discover Nature – Fishing Lessons 3 & 4

July 30, 2020 – Five Common Missouri Fish – Their Anatomy, Habitat, and Life Cycle. Fishing with Lures and Fishing Regulations. You must take Discover Nature – Fishing Lesson 1 before you can take this class. Lesson 3: Five Common Missouri Fish-Their Anatomy, Habitat, and Life Cycle combines instruction with hands-on fishing to teach young …

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Youth Sports Festival (August 8, 2020)

5th Annual Youth Sports Festival Join Platte County Sports Commission at Zona Rosa on August 8, from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Youth Sports Festival. Different Youth Sports Organizations will be present to speak to you and your child about sports opportunities in and around Platte County. Your child will also get a chance to …

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Float Duck’s Head on the Platte River (August 22, 2020)

This Year We are Floating the Duck’s Head on the Platte River Join Platte County Parks for our FLOAT THE DUCK’S HEAD Platte River float on August 22nd. This 7.75 mile float will begin at Sharp’s Station and finish at the boat ramp on the Duck’s Head at Platte Falls Conservation Area outside Platte Ciy, …

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Ready Set GLOW! Nature Walk (September 11, 2020)

Family Friendly Nature Walk Join us the 2nd Friday, September 11, for a fun walk out on the trail at Prairie Creek Greenway. We will have: glow giveaways various nature presentations that includes LIVE snakes, opossums, owls and bird calls touch station where you can check out various animal pelts Family and kid friendly, please …

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COVID-19 UPDATE: Parks, trails and playgrounds at Platte County Park maintained facilities ARE NOW OPEN.  Please practice proper social distancing while using the parks.