Newsletter October 2018 [PDF VERSION DOWNLOAD] UPCOMING EVENTS  Trash Hike – October 6th at 9:30 A.M. Let’s get less trashy! We will be joining forces to remove trash from Redings Mill Bridge to the Joplin Falls by way of Wildcat Glades Park. So, put on your best trash collecting outfit and meetRead More →

When I was asked if I would write an article for Joplin Outdoors I knew right away what I had to write it on, Tanyard Creek Nature Trail in Bella Vista, Arkansas. It is one of my all-time favorite places, and I always try to talk everyone into going there.Read More →

In my last article, I wrote about the beautiful and stunning Buffalo River located deep in Arkansas. In this article, I’m writing to tell everyone about Grand Falls. Located in Joplin, Missouri, Grand Falls is 163 feet across and created by a ledge of solid chert rock. It is alsoRead More → Newsletter September 2018 [PDF VERSION DOWNLOAD] UPCOMING EVENTS  September 16th Introduction to Paddle Boarding  Come and join a fun learning the sport of paddle boarding.  In this class, you will learn the basics that will have you up on the water in no time.  To participate registration and tickets needRead More →

It all started on Sunday morning, August 26th, 2018 on a special trip to the Buffalo River for the day. I was excited, as this was my second time in the last three months to be going there and experiencing once again what I call heaven on earth!! Little didRead More →

Description Gary Coursey joined Joplin Kayak and Canoe around seven months ago and has been sharing some wonderful photos of a cedar strip canoe he was building. This prompted me to send Gary an invite to display his wonderful craftsmanship at our last Kayak Demo Swap. He not only showed upRead More →

Description Great visit to Prairie State Park with my friend Seth Mitchell. At first we attempted to do an interview but with the strong winds the audio ended up choppy. Not wanting to waste great footage I decided to add music and go with it. Seth Mitchell lives in theRead More →