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Sat, Oct 22


Forest Park Fish Hatchery - Grand Drive

Day Hike at Forest Park and Kit Demo

Don Halpin organizer: - Difficulty 1 (out of 5 ). - Distance 4-5 miles (but can adjust as hikers prefer). After the hike, Don will do a demo on backpacking gear for anyone interested (especially for the Grand Canyon group).

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Day Hike at Forest Park and Kit Demo
Day Hike at Forest Park and Kit Demo

Time & Location

Oct 22, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM CDT

Forest Park Fish Hatchery - Grand Drive , St. Louis, MO 63110, USA


About the event

  • We can bring our loaded packs and show what we have, why, and how we pack.
  • We can practice setting up our tents, etc.
  • We can all discuss questions like “how do I purify water?”

Meeting time: 10:00 AM 

Meeting place: Next to Forest Park Fish Hatchery on Grand Drive in Forest Park. 

Hiking time: Game day call, but shoot for about 1.5  hours.

Hike length: Again, game day call, but we expect 3 to 5 miles depending on hikers’ preferences

Surface: We expect to hike on blacktop or dirt paths (also game day call)

Dress: Layers and good walking shoes

Food and drink: Bring some water and snacks

Rest rooms: There are restroom very close (and they have remained open each time I checked)

Parking: Should be plenty of free street parking

Go/No go plans: We plan to hike rain or shine or cold or hot

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