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FAMILY SERIES: Roaring River Hike and Apple Picking

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Get the whole family outside on this perfect fall day Exploring the Ozarks.  This is going to be the perfect family outing! We are going to start our day at Roaring River, The hike is an easy 2 mile loop that features beautiful rock formations. This hike will bring together beautiful scenery and abundant wildlife. The elevation change is 300', with small rolling hills easy to hike through. We will spend some time visiting the hatchery and seeing some really skilled fishermen catch some rainbow trout. 

After a scenic hike, we will head over to Murphy Orchards for some U-Pick apples.  Enjoy the fresh air sites and smells at this huge apple field. Relax as we drive you home after a magical day Exploring the Ozarks!


INCLUDES: TRANSPORTATION, 2 LBS OF APPLES, AND EXPERT GUIDE

DOES NOT INCLUDE: GUIDE’S TIPS

AGE REQUIRED: 8+ | SUGGESTED: 10+  


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Perfect day for families! We will start the day with an easy 2 mile hike with 300 ft elevation change.

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Relax and connect with nature over a great hike and apple picking.

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Return happy after a refreshing day Exploring the Ozarks.


PICKUP LOCATIONS

  • SPRINGFIELD: 5 Pound Apparel at Farmers Park (2144 E Republic Road, Springfield, MO 65804)
    PICK UP TIME: 2:00 PM

  • BRANSON: Landshark Bar & Grill at Branson Landing (915 Branson Landing Blvd, Branson, MO 65616) PICK UP TIME: 2:45 PM

PERFECT FOR

  • Families seeking for a different adventure.

  • First Time Hikers up for a challenge

  • Fit Adventurers looking for a fun day in nature

PACKING LIST

WHAT TO WEAR?

  • Athletic clothing

  • Waterproof hiking boots/shoes

  • Hat

  • Sunscreen / Bug repellent

WHAT TO BRING?

  • Backpack

  • Headlamp/flash light

  • Water and snacks for the hike

  • Layers (just in case the night gets a little chilly)

  • Hiking poles (optional)

  • Camera (optional)


SCHEDULE

  • Meet at 2:00 at Farmers Park (2:45 if you are leaving from Branson)

  • Hike 3 miles through easy/mild terrain at Sam’s Throne.

  • Drive back and arrive to Springfield around 10 pm (9:15 to Branson)

Earlier Event: October 5
Sunset Hike and S'mores
Later Event: October 13
Roaring River Hike & Brewery