Winter Floating

Brrrr, but you’ll see wildlife and have the river to yourself.


Lake of the Ozarks in the Winter

Lake of the Ozarks offers wonderful winter activities.


Missouri’s Most Extreme Adventures

Experienced adventurers show us around five of the state’s most extreme outdoor experiences.


Dodging Barges, Hallucinating, and Lost on the Big Muddy: Inside the MR340

Hundreds of paddlers from around the world will undertake the MR340 next year, a grueling 340-mile race on the Missouri River from Kansas City to St. Charles. Get a taste for the adventure from these veteran competitors, and pick a point along the river to watch.


210 Miles to Taum Sauk

Things you see, places you go, and people you meet hiking the Ozark Trail.


Skiing on Easy Street

Our writer takes his kids to Hidden Valley, a ski resort at Wildwood.


Katy Trail Landowners: Then and Now

What The Katy Trail can teach about the Rock Island.


2019 Discover the Best of Missouri Life Awards

You voted. We counted. Now you can discover some best-kept secrets and surprises around the state in eight different categories, such as culture, destinations, food, lore and legend, and more.


Missouri Coalition for the Environment Celebrates 50 Years

Missouri Coalition for the Environment is an independent, grassroots citizens’ group, that works to address a broad range of environmental policy issues.


Turning Land into Legacy: Q & A with Jennifer Battson Warren

Donating property helps safeguard Missouri’s bountiful natural resources.