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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 FREE afternoon with dogs of all shapes and sizes! Pet contests: Costume Contest, Best Trick, Biggest/Smallest Dog Contest (no entry fee) Low-cost Microchip on site Attn: Vendors-no cost. Provide giveaway Paved trails Dog adoptions […]

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Free Fishing Day 2024

THE FREE FISHING CLINIC 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 8, 2024 at 10AM-Noon. The Conservation Department will have poles, hooks, and bobbers available for use, and Platte County Parks will provide the bait!

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Fishing at Platte Ridge Park

Instructional Kayak Event

Kayaking for Beginners Experience kayaking first hand at the FREE Kayak event June 15, 2024, starting at 8:30 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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Ready Set GLOW! Nature Walk

Ready Set Glow!! Family Friendly Nature Walk Join us for this super popular, fun walk at the Prairie Creek Greenway trail in Timber Park neighborhood on Sycamore Drive. This program is a Platte County Parks’ staff favorite! We will have: glow giveaways 1/2 mile walk to the glowing waterfall and live owl display and turn

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Art in the Park

Art in the Park. Artist Registration is now open! Area artists display & sell Live demonstrations Activities for all ages Food & beverage vendors Live music & entertainment Chalk the Walk Vendors-FREE. Must supply own table. No electricity. Sponsored by the Platte City Friends of the Arts and Platte County Parks & Recreation. For more

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