News Release 180

Informational meeting planned at Weston Bend State Park Oct. 12

Volume 39-180 (For Immediate Release)
For more information: 573-751-1010

The public is invited to bring their ideas to an informational meeting on Saturday, Oct.12, at Weston Bend State Park near Weston. The meeting will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Paved Trail day use area.

Park representatives will provide information on future plans for the facility and answer questions. Visitors are invited to share comments and suggestions about park services and operations. This informational meeting is part of an ongoing effort by Missouri State Parks to ensure citizens have input regarding the facilities and services offered in state parks and historic sites.

A visit to Weston Bend State Park is also a great opportunity to log miles as a part of the Governor’s 100 Missouri Miles challenge. To celebrate Missouri’s distinction as the “Best Trails State” by American Trails and to encourage Missourians to enjoy the outdoors, Gov. Jay Nixon and First Lady Georganne Nixon are inviting Missourians to join them in completing 100 Missouri Miles of outdoor physical activity by the end of the year.

For more information and to take the Challenge, visit 100MissouriMiles.com. Participants can also share adventures, post photos and learn about upcoming events by connecting with 100 Missouri Miles on Facebook and Twitter.

Weston Bend State Park is located off of Highway 45 near Weston. Individuals requiring special services or accommodations to attend the meeting can make arrangements by calling the site directly at 816-640-5443. For more information on Missouri state parks and historic sites, visit the Web at mostateparks.com. Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.

###