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Ramp Park at Huckleberry Park


The Ramp Park at Huckleberry Park will reopen at noon, June 1. There will be some changes in operations due to the coronavirus pandemic. There will be a maximum attendance of 50 people at all times. No helmet rentals will be allowed. Patrons must…

May 8, 2020 newsletter


  Your monthly news & updates Visit our Website Opening Day May 9 7:30 a.m. to noon at Central Park The vendor tents will be spaced further apart to avoid lines and allow customers to move about the market with more room.  No rest…

Update on HPR facilities for Summer 2020


The Hannibal Aquatic Center will not be open for the summer 2020 season as an abundance of caution to keep patrons and employees safe during the current Covid-19 pandemic. Based on significant restrictions on attendance and strict social distancing requirements, Hannibal Parks & Recreation…

Fountain installed in Huckleberry Park pond


The Huckleberry Park pond now has a fountain to keep the pond and its inhabitants healthy. Hannibal Parks & Recreation maintenance personnel were able to place an aerating fountain in the middle of the pond Monday, in about 15 feet of water. Aron Lee,…

Group enhances garden at Cardiff Hill Overlook


From left, Frank Dvorak, Kristy Trevathan, Gale Rublee and George Wisdom work to enhance Becky’s Garden at Cardiff Hill Overlook with pollinating native plants. Members of the Mississippi Hill Master Naturalists recently planted some additional native plants at Becky’s Garden at Cardiff Hill overlook,…

Central Park Farmers Market


Central Park Farmers Market will open May 9, with social distancing guidelines being established as an abundance of caution. The vendor tents will be spaced further apart to avoid lines and allow customers to move about the market with more room. The Farmers Market…

Chalk drawing winners


The two winners of the Hannibal Proud prizes were Brayden Mathews, 12, and Karsyn Elston, 7, for their chalk drawings. Hannibal Proud – which is a collaboration of businesses, individuals, and organizations – provided chalk to schoolchildren through meal distribution provided by Hannibal Public…

April 24, 2020 newsletter


  Your monthly news & updates Visit our Website One way to celebrate Arbor Day is to create a bark or leaf rubbing. A special informational sheet has been included in the meals distributed to Hannibal schoolchildren by Hannibal Public Schools and Douglass Community…

Arbor Day


The Hannibal Tree Board had its annual tree-planting to celebrate Arbor Day recently. A purple robe locust tree was planted on the southeast corner of Cardiff Hill Overlook. A video of the tree planting, conducted by Tree Board members Kristy Trevathan and Kyle Monroe,…

Storybook Trail


The Hannibal Parks & Recreation Department will have a Storybook Trail in Central Park May 1-18. The book is “Little Owl’s Night” by Divya Srinivasan, a book about an owl who listens to a bedtime tale from his mother. The signs were donated by…

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