George Washington Carver National Monument Announces Park Prescription Day

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(Diamond, MO)George Washington Carver National Monument presents Park Prescription Day on Saturday, April 15 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. The public is invited to get their dose of nature during this fun day of free activities! Guided and self guided activities will be set up across the park grounds. Guests can choose from the following activities:

Walk With A Doc

10:00 am | With Dr. Rob McNab of McNab Wellness

Get your heart pumping and talk with Dr. Rob McNab as you walk the trails around the park.


10:30 am  to 12:00 pm | With Zumba by Whitney

Build strength and increase flexibility as you get moving to Zumba with Zumba by Whitney!

Nutrition by Bonnie

10:00 am  to 1:00 pm | With Nutrition by Bonnie

Join nutritional health coach Bonnie Chastain and learn how to cultivate a healthier lifestyle.

Poetry at the Pond

10:00 am  to 1:00 pm 

Meditate on the serene atmosphere while you write poetry responses in celebration of National Poetry Month.

Chalk Walk

10:00 am  to 1:00 pm 

Use George Washington Carver’s quotes as inspiration to spark creativity during the chalk walk!

Join us for this special day that is celebrated across the United States and internationally to promote the growing movement of health care providers referring their patients to parks to improve their health and well being. Park Prescription Day is free of charge, so everyone can get out and enjoy the health benefits of the great outdoors! In the event of inclement weather, activities will be moved indoors.

About George Washington Carver National Monument:

Administered by the National Park Service, an agency of the Department of the Interior, George Washington Carver National Monument preserves the birthplace and childhood home of George Washington Carver – scientist, educator, and humanitarian. The park is located two miles west of Diamond, Missouri on Highway V, then ¼ mile south on Carver Road. For more information, please call the park at 417.325.4151 between 9:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., visit the park website at, or visit the park Facebook page.

About the National Park Service: 

About the National Park Service. More than 20,000 National Park Service employees care for the 424 parks in the National Park System and work with communities across the nation to help preserve local history and create close-to-home recreational opportunities. Visit us at on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube 



Diane Eilenstein, Supervisory Park Ranger
George Washington Carver National Monument

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