July 03, 2019

Contact: Amy Poos

Washington State Park celebrates the 50th anniversary of the moon landing July 19-20

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, JULY 3, 2019 – Washington State Park invites the public to its celebration of the 50th anniversary of the moon landing Friday, July 19 and Saturday, July 20. All activities will revolve around a space theme. 

Events through the weekend include a petroglyph and glade tour, and discovery tables throughout the park.  A moon program will be held at 7 p.m., Saturday, July 20 at the campground amphitheater. 

A complete list of the weekend’s activities can be found online at All programs and events during the weekend are weather and conditions permitting, and subject to change.

Washington State Park is located 10 miles south of De Soto on State Highway 21. For more information about this and other events at the park, call 636-586-5768.

For more information on state parks and historic sites, visit the web at Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.