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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Platte County Parks 100 Mile Challenge

Platte County Parks 100 Mile Challenge New Challenge! Starts Monday February 1, 2021 The MARATHON challenge consists of 3 levels or choices: Can you get to the 262 Club? 5K = 50 miles in 100 days 10K = 100 miles in 100 days 26.2 miles the Marathon level = 262 miles in 100 days 1. …

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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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Fishing at Platte Ridge Park

Free Fishing Day

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. The Conservation Department will have poles, hooks, and bobbers available for use, and Platte County Parks will provide the bait! It is not a requirement to …

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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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Art in the Park

2021 Art in the Park. We look forward to seeing everyone in 2021. Area artists display & sell Live demonstrations Activities for all ages Food & beverage vendors Live music For more information email [email protected] or call (816) 868-5232. Event Details Cost: FREE Date: Saturday, September 25, 2021 Time: 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Location: …

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Ready Set GLOW! Nature Walk

Ready Set Glow!! Family Friendly Nature Walk Join us  for a fun walk out on the trail at Prairie Creek Greenway. We will have: glow giveaways 1/2 mile walk to the glowing waterfall and live owl display and turn around. Touch Tables, Snakes, Opposum TBD Live owl displays.  Please stay behind the ropes when observing …

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Float Duck’s Head on the Platte River

Float on the Platte River UPDATE: Due to the pandemic situation, Platte County Parks will not be able to provide shuttles for this event. We are not quite sure what the plans will be for this program at this time. We will update this program info and post on Platte County Parks facebook as soon …

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