Flat Branch Park Downtown Columbia (Kid friendly 2 and 7 years & Handicapped accessible location.)
Quick tip: Behind Flat Branch Brewery on Fourth street downtown Columbia. Downtown
Columbia on Fourth Street off Broadway, behind Flat Branch Brewery and across the street from the Diner. Look for your Site Captain.
Flat Branch Tributary to Hinkson Creek (Kid friendly 8 and up and Handicapped accessible location.)
Quick tip: M.L.K Memorial off Stadium Blvd.
Go to the Martin Luther King Memorial off Stadium (also know as the MKT trailhead at Stadium).
Plenty of parking in the lot. Look for your Site Captain.
Quick tip: The Central MO Humane Society is on West Big Bear Blvd. You are going East.
This one is a little tricky. Head north up Rangeline Street (also referred to as 76 ), pass through the intersection of East Business
Loop 70 keep heading north on Rangeline Street (763). You will then pass through the intersection of Vandiver Drive and Rangeline
Street (763). The next intersection you will come Big Bear Blvd. and Rangeline Street (763). You will turn left on to East Big Bear Blvd.
heading east (You will see as you turn left, off Rangeline onto East Big Bear Blvd. on the north side of East Big Bear Blvd is Casey’s General Store, on the
south side is a local bank, next to the bank is the old Hostess Bakery Outlet. East Big Bear Blvd is a dead end street at the end of the
street you will see a parking lot, to our left (South). You can park your car there. Across the street from the parking lot is the City Salt Storage Facility.
You should see the Bear Creek Park Trailhead from the parking lot. Look for your Site Captain.
Quick tip: Look for the Texaco Gas Station, 80 feet down the hill is the entrance to Capen Park.
CAPEN PARK is located off Rock Quarry Road. South College Ave. ends at E. Stadium on the south side of E. Stadium is the start of South Rock Quarry Road. As you cross over E. Stadium, you now are on S. Rock Quarry Road (you will pass a Texaco Gas Station). About 80 feet down the hill you will see a sign that says, Capen Park City Mulch Site turn there. Follow the road to the parking lot. Look for your site leader.
Grindstone Nature Area (Location Closed this year)
Quick tip: The old Conservation Dept. is on the East side of Old 63 right before Grindstone park.
E. Stadium and the intersection of South Old 63 . Turn south on Old 63. You will pass US Rentals (west side) and small car dealership to the east side of South Old 63. On the east side of South Old 63 you will see a sign for Grindstone Nature Area. Turn into the parking. Look for your Site Captain.
Quick tip: Hinkson Creek fields (Off Providence, just South and below Faurot Field and Mizzou Arena).
Just across Providence from reactor field - this location has plenty of parking and can be accessed by bike or walking.
Streets of Downtown, Columbia MO
Meeting place will be Flatbranch park. Groups will spread out and work there way through downtown Columbia. Picking up litter and trash. Why? Well we need to get it before it enters the storm drain system and makes it to the stream, of course!. All of downtown Columbia.. drains to the Flatbranch Creek!