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News Release 077

Contact: Gena Terlizzi, 573-751-1010
                
gena.terlizzi@dnr.mo.gov

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 22, 2014 Volume 42-14-077 

Viney Creek Recreation Area open starting May 23

Jefferson City, Mo. - Campers and outdoor enthusiasts will be able to enjoy the recreation season at Viney Creek Recreation Area near Golden. The recreation area, which will be managed by Missouri State Parks, will be open for Memorial Day weekend starting on Friday, May 23 at noon.

“We are pleased to be able to offer visitors the opportunity to enjoy outdoor activities at this location,” said Bill Bryan, Missouri State Parks director. “This is a great spot for boating, picnicking and camping, and we would like to encourage visitors to check it out when planning their next visit to Table Rock Lake.”

Missouri State Parks staff will manage and oversee operations of the campground and day-use area on a one-year temporary lease agreement. The Viney Creek Recreation area day-use area offers picnic sites, a playground and access to the water, all free of charge. A boat ramp is available for a $4 daily launch fee. Campsites will be available first come, first serve through June 30. Starting June 1, visitors will be able to make reservations for July 1 arrival online at mostateparks.com or by calling 1-877-ICampMo.

Viney Creek Recreation Area is located near Golden on Table Rock Lake. For more information on Missouri state parks and historic sites, visit mostateparks.com. Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.

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