FLOWERS – Sunday May 16th

Sun, May 16, 2021, 9:00 am - 12:30 pm CST

Missouri State Parks and Historic Sites
8900 Us Highway 67
Bonne Terre, Missouri 63628, United States

16 May

About the Event

BPWH is hosting FLOWERS,  a self appreciation hike this Sunday April 25th. We all have heard the term “give people their flowers while they are still here”. This Sunday we are encouraging you to give yourself flowers and show gratitude and appreciation for how dope of a human being you are! May is Mental Health Awareness Month and spending time in nature fosters a positive mental space!  Join us for a mindful and relaxing 3 mile hike at St. Francois State Park.  


  1. What to expect: We meet up at 9am to check in,  (ALL attendees must check in). Welcome – 9:15am. Introductions 9:30am. Stretches with hiking immediately following at 9:45am sharp.  We will conclude the 3 mile hike between 11:30-12pm. The trail includes beautiful flowers that are in bloom, a stream that we will have to cross and a waterfall.
  2. 2nd Trail: This park does offer an additional 3 mile trail that we will be hiking following the first trail. After the 1st trail we will end at the parking lot and you will have the OPTION to join us for an additional 3 miles which will conclude by 2pm.
  3. Registration: All attendees are required to register. All hikes are complimentary, but donations are encouraged.
  4. What to wear/pack: water, breathable athletic clothes (later up in three layers, avoiding cotton as the first layer), a jacket or sweatshirt, a backpack to hold all of your belongings, hiking boots or shoes with good traction -NO VANS, a hat, a mask, Rain jacket or emergency poncho, water shoes (optional), Your favorite plant-based snack: fresh fruit, nuts, granola bars etc (optional as food will be provided). Waterproof shoes/boots recommended.
  5. Location: St. Francis State Park.  Approximately 50 minute drive from downtown St. Louis. The exact location will be provided upon registering. Please look the location up the night before and allow yourself plenty of time to get there!
  6. Time:  Meetup at 9am. If you are late it is your responsibility to catch up to the group. We will not hold the group up. The drive is far. Please plan accordingly with timing.
  7. Waivers: Everyone must sign a waiver. If you have not already signed BOTH our Covid Waiver and Liability Waiver please do so before arriving to help speed up the checkin process. Click here for the covid waiver https://forms.gle/ZueeExgTZGLK6H227 . Click here for the Liability waiver https://forms.gle/ynnxanLFjfJzgkr96 .
  8. Level of Expertise: This is a beginner to moderate hike however proper shoes are highly recommended. There are some areas that we will be hiking with slippery rock and shoes with good traction and ankle support are needed. No flat shoes such as vans.
  9. Social Distancing: *All participants must register. Walk ups will not be allowed.  Space is very limited to ensure social distancing measures and masks are required. All participants will be required to sign COVID waivers
  10. Weather: This event is RAIN OR SHINE. The weather in Bonne Terre, MO is predicted at a 50% chance of rain with a high of 73 and low of 55 degrees. Come prepared for the chance of rain. Bring a rain jacket or poncho, water proof boots or shoes that you don’t mind getting wet and an extra pair of clothes and shoes to change into afterwards.
  11. Lunch: Breakfast is catered and complimentary with registration.
  12. About Us: @blackpeoplewhohike was created to inspire people of color to step out of their comfort zones and get active outside! We meet up twice a month on Sunday mornings at different locations within the St. Louis area. Current Sunday Funday activities have included hiking, rock climbing, kayaking and hot yoga! Future Sunday Funday actives include bicycling, skiing and zip lining. We have new people that join each week who are new to these various activities and we welcome that! This group is all about new experiences! We are on Instagram at @blackpeoplewhohike. If you are not already following us, please do so here! @Blackpeoplewhohike You can also follow us on Facebook here @Blackpeoplewhohike !

@Blackpeoplewhohike is a group of friends and perspective friends who enjoy hiking and other activities together. It is not a professional event planning or guide service that assumes any responsibility for your safety.


Location

Missouri State Parks and Historic Sites
8900 Us Highway 67
Bonne Terre, Missouri 63628, United States

Date and Time

Sun, May 16, 2021, 9:00 am - 12:30 pm CST

05/16/2021 9:00 am 05/16/2021 12:30 pm America/Chicago FLOWERS – Sunday May 16th Missouri State Parks and Historic Sites
8900 Us Highway 67
Bonne Terre, Missouri 63628, United States
<p>BPWH is hosting FLOWERS, &nbsp;a self appreciation hike this Sunday April 25th. We all have heard the term “give people their flowers while they are still here”. This Sunday we are encouraging you to give yourself flowers and show gratitude and appreciation for how dope of a human being you are! May is Mental Health Awareness Month and spending time in nature fosters a positive mental space! &nbsp;Join us for a mindful and relaxing 3 mile hike at St. Francois State Park. &nbsp;</p><p><br data-cke-filler="true"></p><ol><li><strong>What to expect:</strong> We meet up at <strong>9am to check in,</strong> &nbsp;(ALL attendees must check in). Welcome – 9:15am. Introductions 9:30am. Stretches with hiking immediately following at 9:45am sharp. &nbsp;We will conclude the 3 mile hike between 11:30-12pm. The trail includes beautiful flowers that are in bloom, a stream that we will have to cross and a waterfall.</li><li><strong>2nd Trail:</strong> This park does offer an additional 3 mil...<br/><br/> For details, visit the event page: https://www.ticketfalcon.com/e/flowers/

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Black People Who Hike

@blackpeoplewhohike was created to inspire people of color to step out of their comfort zones and get active outside!  Our mission is to empower, educate and reengage black people to the outdoors! Our meetups typically take place on Sundays mornings at a different location in the St. Louis area. Current Sunday Funday activities have included hiking, rock climbing and kayaking and yoga. Future Sunday Funday actives include bicycling, skiing and zip lining. We have new people that join each week who are new to these various activities and we welcome that! This group is all about new experiences! We are on Instagram at @blackpeoplewhohike. If you are not already following us, please do so here! https://www.instagram.com/blackpeoplewhohike

@Blackpeople is a group of friends and perspective friends who enjoy hiking and other activities together. It is not a professional event planning or guide service that assumes any responsibility for your safety.

Organizer

Black People Who Hike

@blackpeoplewhohike was created to inspire people of color to step out of their comfort zones and get active outside!  Our mission is to empower, educate and reengage black people to the outdoors! Our meetups typically take place on Sundays mornings at a different location in the St. Louis area. Current Sunday Funday activities have included hiking, rock climbing and kayaking and yoga. Future Sunday Funday actives include bicycling, skiing and zip lining. We have new people that join each week who are new to these various activities and we welcome that! This group is all about new experiences! We are on Instagram at @blackpeoplewhohike. If you are not already following us, please do so here! https://www.instagram.com/blackpeoplewhohike

@Blackpeople is a group of friends and perspective friends who enjoy hiking and other activities together. It is not a professional event planning or guide service that assumes any responsibility for your safety.