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Friends of Rock Bridge Memorial State Park (aka FoRB)

CoMoGives Opens!

Nature Detectives UPOP Bark Boats

Donate here - CoMoGives - Friends of Rock Bridge MSP

On Giving Tuesday (November 27), you can join hundreds of other Mid-Missourians to donate to causes you care about.

Since 2006, over 5,000 children, youth, and adults have attended FoRB’s free UPOP and ND programs. Low income youth learn outdoor skills so they can help their families enjoy the park. Pre-schoolers learn to explore the park with their caregivers.

Donate through CoMoGives on Giving Tuesday at CoMoGives - Friends of Rock Bridge MSP to get us off to a great start and to connect kids with the park in 2019.

Donations through CoMoGives will be accepted through December 31.

FoRB is a 501(c)(3) organization. All donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

Donations made to FoRB through CoMoGives increase its chances of receiving Challenge Grants for participation and amount raised. Unfortunately, donations received outside of the CoMoGives platform cannot be counted for Challenge Grants.

Commerce Trust Company, MayeCreate Design, the Columbia Daily Tribune, KOMU-8, and Cumulus Broadcasting do not receive any portion of CoMoGives donations. The Community Foundation does receive donations designated to the Foundation during CoMoGives as indicated on their campaign page. Less than 3% is deducted from each donation to cover the actual costs of the credit card transaction and bank processing fees.



About the Park and FoRB

Rock Bridge Memorial State Park is a 2,273-acre Missouri State Park with more than 15 miles of hiking and bicycling trails, an extensive cave system, an equestrian area and an orienteering course. The park was founded in 1967 and is named for the naturally occurring "rock bridge" due to the area's karst topography, and as a memorial to local child, Carol Stoerker, whose parents played a major role in raising funds to purchase the land for the park after her death in 1961. 

Be sure and visit the park's pages for information on directions, map, and other features

Home Page | Cave Tours | Directions | Park Map | Trails |Events

The Friends of Rock Bridge Memorial State Park (FoRB) is a membership supported 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization founded in 1992 to promote understanding, enjoyment, and preservation of the natural and cultural resources of Rock Bridge Memorial State Park and to aid in the protection of the park.

FoRB works with and supports Rock Bridge Memorial State Park, but it is a separate entity. It organizes community outreach to promote the park, Rock Bridge Renew to remove litter, old fencing and invasive plants, Nature Detectives, a family oriented program that complements park programs, UPOP, an outdoor program for underserved groups, fundraising for specific capital projects, and representation of park concerns on local issues that affect the park.