News Release 264

Open house planned May 22 for Montauk State Park

Volume 38-264 (For Immediate Release)
Contact: Sue Holst
573-751- 6510

JEFFERSON CITY, MO., MAY 3, 2010 -- The Missouri Department of Natural Resources will hold an open house on Saturday, May 22, at Montauk State Park near Salem.  The open house will be held from 8 to 9:15 p.m. in the outdoor amphitheater located in the park’s campground and is open to the public. In event of rain, the meeting will be moved to the J. Ben Searcy Building across the road from the park’s lodge.

Recent accomplishments at the park and future plans will be highlighted during the informal meeting. Visitors will be invited to share comments on the park's goals and objectives.

The open house is part of an ongoing effort by the department to ensure citizens have input on facilities and services offered in state parks and historic sites.

Montauk State Park is located 22 miles southwest of Salem on Hwy. 119 in Dent County.  People requiring special services or accommodations to attend the meeting can make arrangements by calling the park directly at 573-548-2201 or by calling the department's toll-free number at 800-334-6946 (voice) or 800-379-2419 (Telecommunications Device for the Deaf). For information about state parks and historic sites, visit the Web at