News Release 350

Informational meeting planned Oct. 19 for three area state parks

Volume 39-350 (For Immediate Release)
For more information: 573-751-1010

JEFFERSON CITY, MO., OCT. 11, 2011 -- The public is invited to bring their ideas about area state parks and historic sites to a meeting from 2 to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 19 at First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site in St. Charles. In addition to First Missouri State Capitol, the meeting will discuss Edward "Ted" and Pat Jones-Confluence Point State Park in West Alton and the eastern portion of Katy Trail State Park.
During the meeting, staff will discuss current operations and future plans for the parks and site. The public is encouraged to ask questions and provide input.
The meeting will be held in conjunction with the Missouri Day celebration and visitors to the meeting are encouraged to attend this event as well. This year, the event will feature famous Missourians and what they contributed to the state and nation. Missouri Day is observed every year on the third Wednesday of October to honor the state and celebrate the achievements of all Missourians.
The meeting is part of the ongoing effort to ensure the public has input on facilities and services offered in state parks and historic sites.
First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site is located at 200 S. Main Street in historic St. Charles. People requiring special services or accommodations to attend the meeting can make arrangements by calling the site directly at 816-640-5443 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 more information on Missouri state parks and historic sites, visit