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Float on the Platte River

Float on the Platte River Join Platte County Parks for our FLOAT ON THE  PLATTE RIVER float. This 7.75 mile float will begin at Sharp Station and finish at the boat ramp on the Duck’s Head at Platte Falls Conservation Area outside Platte City, MO. We will begin the float trip at 9 a.m. and …

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Platte County Parks 100 Mile Challenge

Platte County Parks 100 Mile Challenge New Challenge! Starts Monday July 1, 2021 Any Activity-Bike, Walk, Hike Run, Paddle, Swim! Other activity: Weights, Circuit Training, Karate, Yoga 20 minutes = 1 mile 100 miles in 100 days will end Saturday, October 9, 2021 1. Check out our website for the numerous parks, trails and waterways …

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RESCHEDULED to JULY * FREE MOVIE in the PARK night

Note: This has been rescheduled to July due to rain in the forecast. FREE Community Movie Night in the Park featuring THE GOONIES. The Dollar Bill Kids Club from Central Bank of the Midwest presents The Goonies! Located at Platte Ridge Park/Soccer Field Complex. Central Bank will provide popcorn and water.  Please bring your chair …

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Instructional Kayak Event

Kayaking for Beginners Experience kayaking first hand at the FREE Kayak event July 17, 2021, 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 kayaking during a paddle on the …

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Fishing at Platte Ridge Park

Free Fishing Day CANCELLED 2021

THE FREE FISHING CLINIC IS CANCELLED 2021. The Missouri Department of Conservation and Platte County Parks & Recreation will host a free fishing clinic at the Platte Ridge Park fishing pond. The Conservation Department will have poles, hooks, and bobbers available for use, and Platte County Parks will provide the bait! It is not a …

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Pop Up Duck’s Head Float! May 21, 2021

REGISTER for the event whether you are bringing your own boat or renting!!!! Click on REGISTER HERE to sign up!!   Bring your own boat: Don’t forget your paddle, water and life preserver. Kayaks, Canoes, or SUPs welcome! Rentals available for $10 non refundable fee. Please wear appropriate river clothing and be prepared for your …

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Tails on the Trails

Tails on the Trails vendor sign up here Join us on the trail at Barry Platte Park for a fun filled afternoon with dogs of all shapes and sizes! Pet contests: Cutest Dog, Costume and Biggest Dog $20 Microchip on site Vendors Paved trails Dog adoptions Giveaways and raffles*: 1 ticket=$1, 7 tickets=$5, 15 tickets=$10 …

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FREE Yoga in the Park – 2021 Sunset Summer Series

Free Pop-Up Yoga in the Park, 2021 2021 Sunset Summer Series (16-week series) End your day with Yoga in the Park, led by Amy Vance 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!! The class …

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Discover Nature – Fishing Lessons 3 & 4

July 15, 2021 – Five Common Missouri Fish – Their Anatomy, Habitat, and Life Cycle. Fishing with Lures and Fishing Regulations. Lesson 3: Five Common Missouri Fish-Their Anatomy, Habitat, and Life Cycle combines instruction with hands-on fishing to teach young anglers and families basic biological concepts and functions specific to largemouth bass, bluegill, hybrid sunfish, …

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Discover Nature – Fishing Lessons 1 & 2

July 8, 2021 – 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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