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Emmenegger Nature Park

Emmenegger Nature Park

----- Emmenegger Nature Park, named after Russell Emmenegger, the last private owner of the property that would become the Park, is a 93 acre fo...
Glassberg Family, Phantom Forest and Bittersweet Woods Conservation Areas

Glassberg Family, Phantom Forest and Bittersweet Woods Conservation Areas

------ We are fortunate to live in a State with a large number of wonderfully maintained and well apportioned State Parks (did you know that Mis...
The Great KAMPout

The Great KAMPout

photo by Michelle Bates, Photo Flood Saint Louis ----- Did you miss out on all of the fun of our The Great KAMPout event? Check out Photo Flood Sa...
Riverway Getaway

Riverway Getaway

----- Ozark National Scenic Riverways (ONSR) is Missouri's largest National Park Services property, of which there are twelve, and the first nati...
Things to do in Denver (When You're Not Dead)

Things to do in Denver (When You're Not Dead)

----- Crazy that it has already been over two weeks since the end of Outdoor Retailer Summer Market! Since returning home, the KAMP crew has bee...
KAMP HIKE FOUR: Fort Belle Fontaine County Park

KAMP HIKE FOUR: Fort Belle Fontaine County Park

----- Recently, KAMP Counselor Mandi led our fourth hike at a gem of the St. Louis County Parks system, Fort Belle Fontaine County Park. Site of...
Cliff Cave County Park

Cliff Cave County Park

----- Last month, the new additions to Cliff Cave County Park, in Oakville, officially opened to the public, including 2 miles of trail extension,...
KAMP HIKE #2: Dr. Edmond A. Babler Memorial State Park

KAMP HIKE #2: Dr. Edmond A. Babler Memorial State Park

----- Dr. Edmond A. Babler Memorial State Park has long been a major recreation point for St. Louisans looking to escape the city for a bit. The...
St. Francois State Park

St. Francois State Park

----- St. Francois State Park is a pleasant park with a surprising variety of landscapes to explore. On our visit, we hiked the shortish Mooner's ...
Castor River Shut-Ins Natural Area

Castor River Shut-Ins Natural Area

----- There are some places in nature that you just luckily stumble across. Places that are in the vicinity of your regular spots, that you finall...
Goldilocks and the Three Hike Kits

Goldilocks and the Three Hike Kits

----- Anyone that's hiked for a while has a kit that they always bring, whether it's a day hike or longer. Something that hides away inside the ...
Hickory Canyons Natural Area

Hickory Canyons Natural Area

----- At KAMP, we are well aware that much of the country does not think of Missouri first when they think of "outdoor adventure", and that's just...