Events and Ongoing Programs

  1. Coronavirus Update
    The park’s Gift Shop, animal barns and playground are open. We are currently allowing rentals of 25 people or less in our classroom.  
    Read more on the Park Board's Coronavirus response here.


  1. Bonfire Rentals


    Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park has 3 fire pits located on the main campus that are available for rental. Bonfire rentals include Rutledge-Wilson staff starting the fire and adding wood as needed, wooden bench and picnic table seating. Feel free to bring food to cook over the fire, tents, lawn chairs, extra tables if needed, and please provide your own roasting stick/forks. Bonfire rentals are a great option for birthday parties, graduations, family reunions and community groups.

    AGE
    All ages
    DATE
    Tues.-Sun.
    TIME
    12-2 p.m., 3-5 p.m., 6-8 p.m.
    LOCATION
    Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park
    FEE
    $40/Hour with 2 hr. minimum; $125 after hours fee

     


  2. Themed Educational Field Trips


    Fun and engaging educational field trips are available for pre-school through 5th grade classes. Designed to assist teachers by aligning with Missouri State Standards. Classes are 30-60 minutes long, and may include up to 45 students. Classes in the temperature-controlled barn classroom.

    AGE
    Preschool-5th grade
    DATE
    By appointment, Tues.-Fri.
    LOCATION
    Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park
    FEE
    $2.50/Student 30-minute class; $3.50/Student 60-minute class; Some schools qualify for discounts

     


  3. Fishing Pole Rentals


    Take the kids fishing in our one-acre stocked fishing pond. Hourly fishing pole rentals, available in the gift shop, include everything you need: fishing rod, reel and bait. Fishing is catch-and-release only, no keepers, and a license is not required.

    AGE
    All ages
    DATE
    March-Oct.
    TIME
    9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. daily
    FEE
    $5/hour with equipment rental; $1.50/hour bring your own equipment; $1.50/extra bait