News Release 037

Weston Bend State Park hosts Let's G.O.!

Volume 39-037 (For Immediate Release)
For more information: 573-751-1010

As part of the Let's G.O.! (Get Outdoors) initiative, Weston Bend State Park is inviting families to come to the park and participate in outdoor activities led by local groups. Sponsored by Missouri State Parks, the event will take place from 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 13 at the Bee Creek Shelter.

Admission for the event is free. Outdoor activities will include nature hikes, bike rides, kite flying, bird watching, children's archery and s’mores making. The first 100 kids ages 12 and under will receive a free gift bag.

Let's G.O.! (Get Outside) is a youth-inspired, initiative by the Children and Nature Network to rally people of all ages to play, serve and celebrate during the month of April. Sponsors of the event activities include: Missouri State Parks, BikeWalk KC, Girl Scouts of NE Kansas and NW Missouri, Kids and the Outdoors, Platte County Parks, City of Weston Park Board, and Wings Over Weston.

Weston Bend State Park is located off Highway 45 near Weston. For more information about the event, call the park at 816-640-5443. For more information about state parks and historic sites, visit Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.