Browse more than 200 exhibit booths, get great deals on gear and related items, learn about events and adventures, and try your hand at interactive demos!

HIGHLIGHTS

FREE PUBLIC ENTRY
Entry to the Gateway Outdoor Expo will be free to the public in 2022, making the event more inviting than ever before.

GO! ST. LOUIS PARTNERSHIP
We have partnered with GO! St. Louis to be the official packet pickup location for the 2022 GO! St. Louis Marathon & Family Fitness Weekend. This means all GO! St. Louis marathoners, half marathoners, 10K runners, and marathon relay teams will pick up their required race materials at the expo

MOUNTAIN BIKE DEMO AREA
Sponsored by St. Louis Mountain Bike Camps. This area allows Expo attendees to try out mountain bike, with simulated obstacles to negotiate.

ROCK CLIMBING WALL
Sponsored by Upper Limits Indoor Rock Climbing Gym. Test your ability on several different routes of varying difficulty. The wall is 23 feet tall, with holds and features that simulate a real rock surface.

VIP/VENDOR PARTY
Sponsored by T-REX, this event on the evening of Thursday, March 31 will give exhibitors and VIP ticketholders a chance to socialize prior to the public opening of the Expo on Friday, April 1.

EXHIBITOR LIST

All Things Ubby

Shwugs are shawls with sleeves, handcrafted from a variety of machine washable textiles, and feature a hidden inside pocket. Shwugs cover your “assets” in a flirty and flattering style, open in front to prevent overheating. Keep that blanket off the floor and chase the chill from the office or practice field. Slip inside the warmth and feel a hug.

Alpine Shop

What began in 1973 as a small climbing shop in Webster Groves, Missouri, now serves almost every type of outdoor enthusiast, from backpackers, hikers, camper, paddlers and cyclists to snowboarders, skiers and adventure racers.

Arcadia Valley Outdoors

Arcadia Valley Outdoors is an eco-adventure-oriented campground nestled on the backside of Shepherd Mountain Bike Park in Arcadia Valley, Missouri. We’re a stone’s throw away from Elephant Rocks State Park, the Ozark National Scenic Riverways, Tom Sauk Mountain, Mark Twain National Forest, and rock climbing at Robinson Bluff.

Bellefontaine Cemetery & Arboretum

Bellefontaine Cemetery & Arboretum is a 314-acre historic cemetery created in 1849 in the Rural/Garden Movement. Additionally, the grounds are a Class II arboretum in the Morton Scale, with more than 9,000 trees. Annually, more than 300 tours and events are held in this vast green space.

Big BAM (Bike Across Missouri)

Big BAM (Bike Across Missouri) is the Show-Me State’s cross-state ride. Mark your calendar for June 12-18, 2022 and enjoy a six-day ride starting off in Joplin and overnighting in Willard, Lebanon, Waynesville, Rolla, Cuba, and Eureka. This is a fully supported ride and includes gear transfer, hot showers, campgrounds, SAG, mechanics in campgrounds, water stops every 12 to 15 miles, and live music every night in camp. Missouri craft breweries, distilleries, and wineries will also be providing some free samples for you every day!  We expect to fill up our ride cap of 750.

Big Muddy Adventures (BMA)

Big Muddy Adventures (BMA) is an insured professional river guiding and outfitting company located in St. Louis, just downstream of the confluence of the Mississippi and Missouri rivers. BMA offers custom guided river trips by canoe and kayak, including St. Louis-area day trips, full moon floats, and multi-day canoe camping trips. BMA’s guiding and outfitting territory extends from Hannibal to Caruthersville, Mo., on the Mississippi River; from Kansas City to the confluence on the Missouri River; and from Hardin, Ill., on the Illinois River to the confluence of the Mississippi River.

Big Shark Bicycle Company

Big Shark Bicycle Company is a full-service bicycle company that offers all things bike—from pleasure to pro. With three locations, Big Shark serves the Metro area and features the Power Up Training Center, the Downtown Bicycle Station, and a full calendar of recreational and competitive events.

Bike Surgeon

Bike Surgeon is owned and operated by a group of dedicated individuals and close friends who have a passion for the sport of cycling and a desire to provide an unforgettable bike shop experience . When you get a chance, swing by and say hi, check out the shop, visit Gears café and bar, and jump in on one of the many shop rides and events.

Blueprint4summer

Blueprint4Summer is a free website to help families in the St. Louis region search for best-fit summer programming. It was launched in 2015 to alleviate the stress and frustration families, especially in under-sourced area, felt as they tried to piece together summer plans for their kids as well as to tackle the achievement gap that exists between low-income students and their middle- and upper-class peers following summer vacation.

Bondieband

Bondi Band sells headbands, armbands, and other accessories for running and other outdoor sports and activities.

Boston Bill Sunglasses

Boston Bill Sunglasses is a veteran-owned company and has been in business since 1993. We strive to provide high quality products at a reasonable price and excellent customer service; your satisfaction is of the utmost importance to us! Get $5 off per pair of regular-priced glasses at the Gateway Outdoor Expo for active duty military and military veterans. It’s our small way of saying thank you for your service. Boston Bill Sunglasses – sunglasses with attitude. Put ’em on, you’ll see!

Byerly RV Center

Byerly RV has been serving our customers since 1948 as a Missouri RV dealer located in St. Louis, Missouri. At Byerly RV, we offer acres of RVs for sale at great, low prices. We also provide our customers with the area’s largest RV parts store in Missouri. Besides having the largest parts store, we also offer RV a service department with service bays that reach the sky.

Bike KATE, Ride AMTRAK

We are a nonprofit tourism organization made up of several destination marketing organizations promoting the Katy Trail. We present information for hikers and bikers to begin at one destination that has an Amtrak stop to another down the line and biking the trail back.

Chainspirations

Chainspirations makes beautiful, affordable jewelry from recycled bicycle chains.

Climb So ILL

Climb So iLL is an indoor climbing gym that promotes community and fitness through a unique climbing experience. Serving the community with two locations: the Steel Shop in St. Charles and the Power Plant in St. Louis.

Constantia

Constantia Gear makes marathon-ready women’s clothing. We make the most technical running and endurance clothing on the market specifically for all female endurance athletes.

Creative Magnets

Creative Magnets offers headwear, apparel, car magnets and stickers featuring cycling, running, kayaking, world flags, ultimate frisbee and disc golf expressions on the various products.

Dog.Heart.Soul

Stop by to see our Dog Is Good apparel/products, including T-shirts, sweatshirts, hats, totes, sleepwear, dog treats, dishtowels, socks, car magnets, and more.

Discover Saint Charles

Just west of St. Louis, you’ll find St. Charles, a river city with a unique historical perspective, beautiful sites, friendly people, and a pace just a little slower than that of the big city. Founded as Les Petites Cotes (The Little Hills) by French Canadian fur trader Louis Blanchette, Saint Charles grew into a thriving riverfront trading center for a young America. Make memories in the midst of our illustrious history. Saint Charles. A little mysterious — a lot of fun.

Echo Bluff State Park

Echo Bluff State Park and Lodge is the quintessential Missouri Ozark destination. With the Current River a half-mile away, the park is set in a valley surrounded by towering bluffs, unsullied forest, and cut by the Sinking Creek. Fill your days floating down cool, crystal waters. Tackle some of the best smallmouth bass fishing in the Midwest. Enjoy kayaking, mountain biking, and hiking miles of scenic trails ideal for both serious backpackers longing to explore the rugged backcountry and families looking for a serene day hike. Or you just may prefer to relax in the shadow of the park’s namesake, Echo Bluff.

Farmers Insurance

Farmers Insurance assists its clients in identifying the insurance coverage that best fits their needs. We provide our clients with a personalized experience to help them better understand their coverage options for their home, autos, rental property, business, and life insurance.

First Place Collectibles

Finish line medals, event pins, challenge coins, championship rings, modern trophy concepts, and apparel — custom designed and completely unique. First Place Collectibles is your first choice for custom sports awards. Our mission is to provide you, our clients, with sports and entertainment keepsakes that exceed your expectations for distinctiveness, quality, craftsmanship, and value. We turn your experiences into mementos.

Fit 4 Adventure

Fit 4 Adventure plans active vacations and epic adventures, both in the United States and around the world. We provide one-of-a-kind experiences in spectacular locations for people who enjoy an active lifestyle (and a comfy bed at the end of the day).

Forest ReLeaf

Forest ReLeaf of Missouri is a tree growing, planting, and advocacy nonprofit. With support from thousands of volunteers, the organization plants over 10,000 native trees in communities and woodlands across the state.

Gateway Off-Road Cyclists

Gateway Off-Road Cyclists (GORC) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation dedicated to advocacy, design, construction, and maintenance of multiuse trail.

Gearhead Outfitters

Gearhead Outfitters was founded in 1997 by owner Ted Herget, who desired to bring the active mountain lifestyle to his hometown of Jonesboro, Arkansas. From its humble beginnings in a friend’s living room, the company has now grown into a nationwide brand with 20 stores across the country. Gearhead Outfitters exists to help customers live active, fulfilling lives by creating an exceptional shopping experience for guests. Through the relaxed environment, specialized inventory, and personalized customer service, Gearhead strives to build relationships with customers and serve the local communities.

Go Ape

Go Ape is an unparalleled outdoor adventure experience. Tackle dangling obstacles, explore the trees from a new perspective, and fly around on multiple zip lines from exciting heights. Our Treetop Adventure & Treetop Journey courses are guaranteed to deliver laughter, smiles, and a sense of accomplishment. Go Ape is perfect for everyone, including friends, families, companies, and parties. Our mission is to inspire everyone to live life adventurously.

Go! St. Louis

GO! St. Louis, a local non-profit organization, encourages individuals and families to adopt a healthy and active lifestyle all year long. Our Marathon Family & Fitness Weekend is our signature event and features various races for all ages. In addition to Marathon Weekend, we host several races of varying distances throughout the year all over St. Louis.

Great Rivers & Routes

Great Rivers & Routes Tourism Bureau is a destination marketing organization providing tourism promotion services to a six county region including Madison, Macoupin, Montgomery, Jersey, Calhoun and Green counties in southwest Illinois. We highlight outdoor recreation, active lifestyles and the cutting edge culinary scene in the region.

Great Rivers Greenway

Great Rivers Greenway is leading the development of greenways, parks, and trail to connect residents to nature, our communities, and to our rivers.

Groody Bros.

Groody Bros. Bicycle Restoration specializes in custom powder coating, refinishing and restoration of bicycles, as well as frame modification and repair and custom graphics. Its philosophy is simple, “treat every bike as if it were our own.” Groody Bros. understands the unique bond between a rider and their bicycle and loves helping people make their bike a personal and “one of a kind” bike that they create, not just accepting what the factory sends

Hawaiian Moon

Say goodbye to dry skin with Hawaiian Moon organic aloe cream. It is free of dyes, fragrances, parabens, sulfates, mineral oil, and any other harsh chemicals, including petroleum. Our cream absorbs into the skin instantly and penetrates the skin up to seven layers deep.

Health Encouraging

Health Encouraging sells products by Zilis, the Ultra company. Ultra brand provides the best in hemp, CBD oil, and Mimetix. Lab tested for 0.0% THC, Mayo-clinically tested, USDA certified organic, and water soluble. Ultra helps build your immune system, keep muscles strong, and help your body put itself into a state of balance for overall health.

Hidden Valley

Hidden Valley is a ski resort offering 17 trails and seven lifts over 65 skiable acres. We offer snow tubing with up to 16 lanes and in the warmer months a fully guided Ziptour with four lines throughout the resort.

Hurley Wisconsin

Nestled in Wisconsin’s northern Iron County, the Hurley area is an outdoor adventure paradise. With access to hundreds of miles of snowmobile trails, downhill skiing, inland lakes to catch that record-breaking fish, cross country ski and snowshoe trails, everyone has plenty to keep them active. Hurley’s historic past of mining, logging and stories from Prohibition gives Silver Street some exciting stories. Visit the museum and take a walk right into the past. Explore a variety of flavors at local eateries. Hurley is truly “A Place Where Everyone Can Play”.

Imagine Health

Imagine Health Chiropractic is a specific upper cervical chiropractic office that uses technology and techniques for gentle, safe and customized adjustments. We also do nutritional testing and custom supplement plans to fill in nutritional gaps and promote better function. Our booth will have complimentary infrared thermography scans to test the functioning of the nervous system.

Independent Tourist

Independent Tourist specializes in self-guided cycling tours of the Katy Trail and other destinations. Without the large group, cyclists can ride at their own pace.

Inspirations By Nancy

Inspirations By Nancy offers Aeroponic tower gardens for home growing indoors and outdoors, along with health and wellness coaching. It also carries a line of products to support your immune system (juice plus) and a jewelry line for adults and children. “Inspiring you from the inside out.

Juiced Wheels

We offer experiences with electric bike rentals with different experience packages/picnics and cold-pressed juices.

Katy Bike Rental

Katy Bike Rental & Shuttle is your “one-stop shop” on the Katy Trail. Products and services include bike rentals, parts and accessories, guided tours, and shuttle service on the entire length of the Katy Trail.

Shelby County Tourism

Lake Shelbyville is home to 75+ miles of trails for hiking and biking, including General Dacey (with fitness stations), Chief Illini, dirt singletrack extensions at Dacey (5.5 mi) and Camfield (8 mi), and even a kayak trail! Shelbyville’s Forest Park hosts a paved pump track, disc golf, aquatic center, pavilions, and historic Chautauqua Auditorium. Explore 11,000+ acres of water; five federal and state parks with over 1,000 campsites; and recreation areas with picnic tables, pavilions, playgrounds, beaches, and three marinas. Plenty of places to wine, dine, shop, stay, play, and so much more!

Lindenwood Athletics

Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Missouri, boasts one of the largest athletics departments in the US, with 49 athletic programs and over 1,300 student-athletes. Our programs are often ranked at or near the top in the respective national and conference organizations. Lindenwood offers over 100 degree programs through values-centered education that lead to development of the whole person. We have several degrees that are inducive to outdoor careers, such as our Recreation, Sport, and Tourism Management (BA), Therapeutic Recreation (BS), Environmental Science (BS), and Exercise Science (BS) majors or our Outdoor Leadership Minor.

Loki Events

Loki Events is promoting fun and unique mountain bike and gravel races around the state of Missouri. From Enduro to Endurance, we have you covered!

Meramec Valley Trail Association

The Meramec Valley Trail Association is an all-volunteer lead nonprofit organization with a vision to connect the Ozark Trail to the Great Rivers Greenway system.

melio

Melio’s JUICE solar-charging backpack adjusts to today’s mobile lifestyle with a premium but sustainably-sourced brand that’s always ready for adventure. The JUICE provides excellent organization, accessibility, and mobile power. The durable solar backpack expertly protects your belongings, while eliminating the anxiety of keeping your electronic devices charged while traveling, whether you’re exploring your own neighborhood or trekking far from it.

Metro East Park and Recreation District

The Metro East Park and Recreation District (MEPRD) partners with local government agencies to improve parks, recreational facilities, and trails throughout Madison and St. Clair counties in Illinois. MEPRD also works to increase awareness, appreciation, and use of these amenities throughout the Metro East.

Metro St. Louis Velodrome Association

The Metro St. Louis Velodrome Association operates racing events at the Penrose Park Velodrome and promotes track cycling to the St. Louis community, offering events for riders at a variety of skill levels.

Midwest Magic

We are a local Missouri cannabis company specializing in curated hemp and small-batch medical marijuana products.

Mighty Cricket

Mighty Cricket is a St. Louis-based company creating products great for both you AND the planet. Check out our decadent, high-protein oatmeals, clean protein powder supplements, and energy chocolate bars.

Mississippi River

Mississippi River Water Trail encompasses 121 miles of the Mississippi River, including the confluence of the two longest rivers in the country, 62 rest areas and 17 camping areas, three lock and dams, rural areas, and a large urban area in St. Louis. Since 2007, Mississippi River Water Trail Association has coordinated volunteers and events on the river to ensure quality, affordable, recreational, and educational opportunities and to promote safe public use of the trail. We collaborate with communities, organizations, and agencies to foster conservation by both developing and supporting the trail.

Missouri Botanical Garden

An oasis in the city of St. Louis and a world leader in plant science, conservation, and sustainability.

Missouri Great Dane Trailer Sales

Missouri Great Dane Trailers is a family-owned business with locations in O’Fallon and Branson, Missouri, for more than 40 years. We are a dealer of many premium brands of cargo, race, commuter, utility and toy-hauler trailers such as ATC, Sundowner, Bravo, Hillsboro and Darkhorse, to name a few. We pride ourselves in custom work and provide full service and parts. Let us help you buy your last trailer first.

Missouri Interscholastic Cycling League

The Missouri Interscholastic Cycling League was founded in 2018 as a nonprofit 501(c)(3) Emergent League of the National Interscholastic Cycling Association (NICA). We facilitate the development of middle and high school teams/clubs for grades 6-12 and provide the education, training, licensing, and insurance for coaches and volunteers. We also produce high-quality mountain bike events and races that emphasize the value of participation, camaraderie, positive sporting behavior, and well-being over competition.

Missouri Paddling Coalition

Missouri Paddling Coalition unites and supports paddling organizations. Our goals are to encourage participation in paddle sports, promote water safety, increase public access to waterways, support local river communities, and promote good stewardship of Missouri’s water resources.

Missouri River Country

The adventure starts just minutes from St. Louis Missouri! Seven majestic Missouri River Towns invite you to getaway and discover the stunning beauty of Missouri River Country. Taste award winning wines, enjoy great restaurants and boutiques, and experience thrilling interactive events.

MO' Cowbell Marathon

The 12th annual marathon, half, (NEW!) 10k and 5k will be held in St. Charles on the first weekend in October. This is a first-class event perfect for kids, walkers, Boston Marathon qualifiers and everyone in between. Voted “Best Road Running Event Over 13 Miles” by the readers of Terrain Magazine!

Missouri Rock Island Trail

Missouri Rock Island Trail, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit coalition of citizens and communities dedicated to preserving the Rock Island Corridor and building a hiking and biking trail.

Missouri State Parks

The mission of the Missouri State Parks system is to preserve and interpret the state’s most outstanding natural landscapes and cultural landmarks, and to provide outstanding recreation opportunities compatible with those resources.

Missouri Young Riders Club

The mission of the Missouri Young Birders Club is to bring together young people (ages 8-17) to enjoy, experienc3e, and conserve Missouri’s birds and other wildlife. It is a club by youth, for youth. We have chapters in areas around the state, and you are welcome to join us if you live in a neighboring state. We bird, we have fun, we make new friendships, and we conserve what we can. Find out more on our website!

Monster Energy

Monster Energy is way more than an energy drink. Led by our athletes, musicians, employees, distributors, and fans, Monster is a lifestyle in a can.

Mountain Movement

Mountain Movement is a bike shop in Springfield, Missouri. We also are building a bike park outside of Branson, called Howler Bike Park.

Muddy River Inc.

Muddy River is a nonprofit organization that manages events to raise proceeds for local charities in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.

New Balance St. Louis

New Balance St. Louis is a locally owned and operated shoe retailer. We have three locations in the St. Louis Metro area: Creve Coeur, Richmond Heights and Fairview Heights. We sell shoes for all walks of life; we run, walk, play and work in our shoes with you – every step of the way.

Optimal Performance Center

At Optimal Performance Center, our goal is to help restore yor optimum health, form, and function through therapy and rehabilitation. We use state-of-the-art equipment to help increase the effectiveness of your treatment, so you can reach your Optimal Performance!

Orange Mud

Ultralight, high-tech gear for the outdoor enthusiast. Orange Mud exists for one purpose, to create the most impressive new products in the outdoor market. Stop by our booth to explore our hydration packs, changing towel/car seat cover, and various accessories. We thank you for taking the time to research our products and hope to see you at the expo and on the trail.

Ozark Trail Association

The Ozark Trail Association is a 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to maintain, develop, preserve, promote, and protect the rugged, natural beauty of the Ozark Trail, a more than 400-mile National Recreation Trail in Missouri.

Paddle Stop

Paddle Stop New Haven is your full-service canoe/kayak outfitter for the lower Missouri River. In addition to canoe and kayak rental, we offer a shuttle service accessing all boat ramps between St. Charles and Hermann, Missouri. Leave your car, we’ll take you upriver! Other services include a general store, brewery and beer pub, boat repair, boat building workshop and custom boat building.

Equipment Share - Pedaler's Jamboree

Pedaler’s Jamboree is an annual bicycle/music festival on the Katy Trail. Enjoy two days of biking, live music, beer gardens and camping! Cherry Bomb Tickets is a new ticketing system for small events offering the lowest ticket fees on the market, with all the features needed to successfully sell tickets and manage participants

Pedal The Cause

The mission of Pedal the Cause is to provide crucial funding for cancer research at Siteman Canter Center and Siteman Kids at St. Louis Children’s Hospital through our annual cycling challenge. It is our hope that research funded by Pedal the Cause will ultimately lead to a cure for cancer.

Pheasants Forever - Quail Forever

The Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever (PFQF) mission is to conserve quail, pheasants, and other wildlife through habitat improvements, public access, education, and conservation advocacy. With a staff of over 20 natural resource professionals and 26 volunteer chapters, PFQF is making a huge impact on habitat and conservation in Missouri. Stop by our booth to learn about our organization and how you can get involved locally with outdoor events, educational programs, mentored hunts, pollinator habitat projects, and more.

REACT Missouri

(R)ecruiting (E)ntrepreneurs to (A)ssist (C)ommunities to (T)hrive seeks to address the declining populations in rural America. To help alleviate poverty, which is the result of this decline, a nonprofit corporation was conceived in 2010 that would approach the problem through social entrepreneurship. This involves a group of socially-minded investors who want to help reverse the decline in rural communities by strengthening the local economies. HYK Outdoors is an example of how local entrepreneurs can create a national market for Missouri-made travel trailers. This also helps encourage camping activities in Missouri.

Renewal By Anderson

Renewal By Anderson will offer an outdoor-themed photo booth as well as information on replacement windows and door.

Ride Illinois

Ride Illinois is a member-supported nonprofit organization dedicated to making biking better across Illinois. We work for bike-friendly roads and trails, for favorable legislation, and to educate cyclists and motorists…so you can get out there and Ride Illinois.

Riley Ramps

Ramps that are portable and easy to use for balance bikes, skateboards, One Wheels, bicycles, and more.

Road Runners Club of America

Road Runners Club of America is the oldest and largest association of runners and running organizations dedicated to growing the sport of running.

Robinson Bluff

Climb more, drive less. Developed for climbers of all grades and styles, Robinson Bluff is a Midwestern sport climber’s haven. Here, moderate face climbing prevails, but spicy overhangs, obvious cracks and 120-foot routes are nothing short of epic.

RYZE Adventure Park

RYZE is the ultimate outdoor urban adventure for all ages, anchored by a four-story, 100+ obstacle aerial tower and a championship 18-hole miniature golf course. Choose your own challenges as you climb, leap, hang and soar, traversing bridges, tunnels, beams, ziplines, ropes, rings, a free fall and more. Centrally located in the St. Louis Metro and just minutes from the airport, St. Charles and Westport, RYZE is less than a 30-minute drive from downtown. An excellent family outing, date experience or group event. Equally exciting for adults and kids. Open to the public year-round (weather permitting).

Seal Smart

Seal Smart provides professional-grade deck sealer for wood, concrete and masonry. We can protect the integrity of your home or business for years with our wood sealer, deck sealer, and masonry sealants. Our sealing products work on your deck, driveway, patio, chimney, or even building structure.

Shepherd Mountain Bike Park

We are a premier downhill mountain bike park in southeast Missouri, a 1.5-hour drive from St. Louis. Our park includes technical, steep terrain and challenging trails. We are located conveniently close to some of the best camping, hiking and floating in Missouri.

Southernmost Illinois Tourism Bureau

Take the Shawnee Challenge in Southernmost Illinois. Explore Shawnee Forest Country. Bike, hike, canoe, climb, zip and rip your way to adventure.

Sparkle Adventures

Sparkle Adventures offers US adventure travel and event planning and RV services, including purchase consulting, inspections and driving lessons. Teresa Willis, owner, is the Girl Camper Eastern Missouri Guide.

SSM Health Physical Therapy

SSM Health Physical Therapy is the premier provider of comprehensive outpatient services. With a network of more than 70 outpatient physical therapy centers located throughout the St. Louis Metro area, SSM Health Physical Therapy specializes in the treatment of sports, orthopedic, had, and work-related injuries. Our team of more than 400 physical, occupational, and speech therapists focuses on providing care and unparalleled customer service.

St. Charles Count Parks

The St. Charles County Parks & Recreation Department was created in 1997 after voters approved a local use tax with the sole purpose of park land acquisition, development, operations, and maintenance. The department’s mission is to preserve natural and historic features in areas throughout the county for the use of future generations. Today, the department operates 17 parks that total 3,947 acres of acquired park land. From historic homesteads to a youth skate park; from camping, hiking, biking, and fishing to weddings and educational classrooms, there’s something for everyone in St. Charles County Parks.

St. Louis Canoe and Kayak Club

The St. Louis Canoe and Kayak Club supports canoe and kayak related activities, trips, and educational programs. The club promotes safe and ethical use of our waterways. Other projects include helping to keep our waterways clean and provide instructional skills clinics throughout the year. Membership is open to anyone interested in canoe and kayak activities.

Saint Louis County Parks

St. Louis County Parks and Recreation includes over 70 parks, six recreation areas, and six historic and cultural sites. The department’s mission is to provide high quality parks, facilities, and recreation services that enhance residents’ lives through responsible and effective management of resources.

STL MTB

St. Louis Mountain Bike Camps offers clinics, trips, adventure camps, after-school bike classes, a development race team, and adult and youth private lessons.

St. Peters BMX

St. Peters BMX promotes the sport of BMX racing, which teaches physical fitness, discipline, good sportsmanship and bike safety.>

Team River Runner

Team River Runner (TRR) is more than an adaptive sports program; it is an opportunity for veterans, their family members, and everyone in the community to participate It’s an opportunity to enjoy nature and realize its social, physical, and emotional benefits, whether it’s tackling whitewater rapids or paddling on peaceful flat-water. It’s an environment that facilitates connection, allowing veterans to reunite with their families and forge relationships with those who have endured similar pain. TRR creates purpose and community service. Our veterans are on the river to recovery.

Terrain Magazine

Since 2014, Terrain Magazine has been the definitive guide to outdoor recreation and active living in St. Louis and the surrounding Midwest region. Our mission is to inspire, inform, and equip those who want to explore the outdoors in the area, whether for competition purposes, for their health, or simply for enjoyment. We believe we can help transform the communities we serve by establishing and promoting a vibrant outdoor culture.

The Landing Hub

We are a pet and family friendly hotel with a unique design located in Pacific, Missouri. Our target audience is people that enjoy the outdoor lifestyle.

Tour De Corn

Join cyclists of all skill levels for a premier riding event with a downhome feel; the 19th annual Tour de Corn. We’ll provide you with flat roads, great food, and lots and lots of smiles. And to top if off, your participation helps other through our post-ride charitable contributions. Fifteen- and 30-mile routes, as well as metric and traditional centuries.

Tour De Stooges/Gateway East Trails

The 25th annual Tour De Stooges bike ride is a premier event in Metro East St. Louis. Proceeds from this event are used by Gateway East Trails for bicycle/pedestrian trail construction and improvement, bicycling safety instruction, and infrastructure development in and around Lebanon, Illinois.

Trailhead Bicycles

Trailhead Bicycles is a bike shop for everyone. With two locations in Richmond Heights and Ellisville, we specialize in finding the right products for our customers. Tons of options of bikes and accessories in stock, and great service departments with quick turnaround to get you riding again. Stop by and check us out!

Trailnet

Trailnet advocates for safe streets for all. We foster health communities where walking, biking, and the use of public transit are a way of life.

Upper Limits

Upper Limits is St. Louis’ premier rock climbing gym, with fun activities for all ages and ability levels. It currently has locations in West County, Chesterfield, downtown St. Louis and Bloomington, Ill.

USBORNE Books and More

Usborne Books & More sells award winning education books for children and young adults, featuring topics such as nature, cycling, outdoors and science.

Vandoit Adventure Vans

Vandoit is one of the largest adventure camper van builders in America. We custom build on the Ford Transit chassis and our builds are super versatile and modular.

Vertical Voyages

Vertical Voyages is the Midwest’s most trusted source for learning how to safely climb rock and trees. Our mission is to bring the sport of climbing to adventurers of all ages, so that people can learn how to have positive and intimate experiences with nature. We offer educational sessions for everyone for beginners to seasoned professionals. Graduates of our courses have gone on to climb in locations around the world. Our local climbs take place in southern Illinois and Missouri – the heart of the Midwest climbing scene. We also offer guided trips to other famous climbing areas.

Veterans of Foreign Wars, District 12

The Veterans of Foreign Wars, District 12 is a veterans’ service organization. We have many programs and services that work to support veterans, service members and their families, as well as communities worldwide. No one does more for veterans.

Wheelhouse Bicycle

Wheelhouse Bicycle is a premier bicycle shop located in Creve Coeur, Missouri. We offer an endless selection of bicycles and accessories for top brands like Giant, Liv and Cervelo. We offer a full service department, staffed by certified and qualified mechanics.

Wilderness Voyageurs

Wilderness Voyageurs offers you the best in guided whitewater rafting, biking, fishing, rock climbing, kayaking and scout adventures near Ohiopyle State Park in Ohiopyle, Penn. Wilderness Voyageurs Outfitter Store & Reservation center is open year-round and is located in the heart of Ohiopyle. Stop by, even if it’s just to warm your toes in the winter. Trips are offered spring through fall.