News Release 254

Bring your ideas to an informational meeting at Prairie State Park July 29

Volume 39-254 (For Immediate Release)
For more information: 573-751-1010

JEFFERSON CITY, MO., JULY 19, 2011 -- The public is invited to bring their ideas to an informational meeting on Friday, July 29, at Prairie State Park near Liberal. The informational meeting will begin at 7 p.m. in the park's visitor center.

Recent accomplishments at the park and future plans will be highlighted during the informational meeting. Visitors are invited to share comments on the park’s services and operations. Immediately following the meeting will be an evening stroll at 8 p.m. where visitors will be led on a sunset hike by park staff.

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.

Prairie State Park is located 17 miles West of Lamar on hwy. 160 to State Road NN. People requiring special services or accommodations to attend the meeting can make arrangements by calling the park directly at 417-843-6711 or 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