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Huckleberry Park is one of many parks in Hannibal resplendent with autumn glory right now! And it will keep getting better through the month of October. Check out the best places to see fall color!
Take a hike!
Night Hikes and Trail Hikes through Sodalis Nature Preserve are guided by our nature educator
  • Night Hike through Sodalis 6 p.m. Oct. 10 (Full)!
  • Night Hike through Sodalis 5:30 p.m. Oct. 24
  • Guided Trail Hike 1 p.m. Oct. 25
  • Reservations MUST be made as attendance is limited, email here to reserve space.
Nature Program
Fabulous Fall Colors
1 p.m. Nov. 1 at Riverview Park.
Meet at Shelter No. 1 by the playground
 There will be walking on the paved trails or road. The program is free but reservations must be made by calling 573-221-0154 or emailing
Fall Fun!
Facebook contests for October
·        Best Carved Pumpkin
·        Best Painted Pumpkin
·        Best Costume
·        Best Fall Foliage
The contests are on the Hannibal Parks Facebook page; the entry in each category that receives the most shares, likes and comments by midnight Oct. 29 will be the winner.
A prize package from SC Data Contact Center and FACT (Families and Communities Together) will be given to winning entries.
Admiral Coontz Recreation Center open
7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday
and 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday
Senior Dances noon to 3 p.m. every Wednesday
Disc Golf Tournament
Don Crane Memorial Huck Finn Open disc golf tournament will be Saturday, Nov. 7. The tournament starts at 9 a.m. at the Don Crane Disc Golf Course in Hannibal’s Huckleberry Park.
Registration will be 8 a.m. The second round will be played at Flower City Park in Palmyra. Use of temporary tee and basket locations will be utilized due to construction to the Huckleberry Park Pond.
The tournament is sponsored by Hannibal Parks & Recreation, Excitement Disc Golf, Palmyra Parks & Recreation and General Mills. Registration available online.
Drop In Pickleball
  • Tuesday evenings Nov. 10 – Dec. 8
  • 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Admiral Coontz Recreation Center
  • Each participant must pay $3 per night
Remember to honor veterans as Veterans Day approaches!
Construction has begun on the he Veterans Memorial. Memorial bricks were placed at the site but have been temporarily moved due to heavy machinery that will be used in the construction. There have been about 350 memorial bricks ordered. The Veterans Memorial and Freedom Bell will be built on Cardiff Hill Overlook, allowing a beautiful view of the Mississippi River. The pathway will consist of memorial bricks. The bricks must have the name of a service member, but does not have to be a Hannibal resident, former or current. The bricks may be purchased by loved ones to honor a member of the military. The customized bricks may be purchased for $125 per brick. Additional donors of $500 or more will be listed on a plaque adjacent to the memorial.
Click here for more information!
Ramp Park at Huckleberry Park
open 4 p.m. to dark weekdays
and noon to dark weekends
Social distancing must be observed
No helmet rentals
Central Park Farmers Market
7:30 a.m. to noon Saturdays
3-7 p.m. Tuesdays
Last Day of Farmers Market Oct. 31!
Yoga at 9 a.m.
Live music!
The Adopt A Bench program is designed to allow Hannibal residents and visitors to support Hannibal Parks by having a bench installed along the Hannibal riverfront. Participants can use the program to remember a loved one, celebrate a joyous occasion or promote a business or organization. Participation in this program includes the purchase and installation of the bench, as well as a memorial plaque. 
The riverfront will feature benches on the sidewalk promenade along the riverfront.
Hannibal Parks & Recreation | 573-221-0154 ||
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