News Release 596

Open house planned Oct. 23 at Hawn State Park

Volume 38-596 (For Immediate Release)
For more information: 573-751-1010

JEFFERSON CITY, MO., OCT. 15, 2010 -- The Missouri Department of Natural Resources will hold an open house on Saturday, Oct. 23, to discuss issues related to Hawn State Park near Ste. Genevieve. The open house will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at the park’s amphitheater and the public is invited to attend.

Staff from the park will be on hand to provide information about the park and to answer questions. The public is invited to comment on the park and its facilities.

This open house is part of an ongoing effort by the department to ensure that the public has input on facilities and services offered in state parks and historic sites.

Hawn State Park is located off Highway 144, 20 miles west of Ste. Genevieve in Ste. Genevieve County. The amphitheater is located in the campground. People requiring special services or accommodations to attend the meeting can make arrangements by calling the park directly at 573- 883-3603 or the department toll free at 800-334-6946 (voice) or 800-379-2419 (Telecommunications Device for the Deaf). For more information about Missouri state parks and historic sites, visit