News Release 223

Bring your ideas to an informational meeting at Watkins Woolen Mill State Park and State Historic Site

Volume 39-223 (For Immediate Release)
For more information: 573-751-1010

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, JUNE 28, 2011 -- The public is invited to bring their ideas to an informational meeting on Wednesday, July 6 at the Watkins Woolen Mill State Park and State Historic Site near Lawson. The informational meeting will begin at 7 p.m. in the visitor center and museum and the public is invited to attend.

Recent accomplishments at the park and future plans will be highlighted during the informational meeting. These include proposed additional improvements to the bicycle and walking trail. Visitors are invited to share comments on the park's services and operations.

This informational meeting is part of an ongoing effort to ensure citizens have input on facilities and services offered in state parks and historic sites.

Watkins Woolen Mill State Park and State Historic Site is located off Interstate 35, seven miles east of Kearney, off Highway 92 on Highway RA.

People requiring special services or accommodations to attend the meeting can make arrangements by calling the park at 816-580-3387 or by calling the Missouri Department of Natural Resources toll free at 800-334-6946 (voice) or 800-379-2419 (Telecommunications Device for the Deaf). For information about state parks and historic sites, visit mostateparks.com.

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