June 21, 2019

Contact: Amy Poos

Bennett Spring State Park hosts live snake program July 6 and Aug. 3

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, JUNE 21, 2019 – Visit the Bennett Spring State Park nature center beginning at
11 a.m., Saturday, July 6 to learn about the outdoor activities of native reptiles. A snake wrangler will provide an opportunity for you to better understand these often misunderstood creatures. Educational displays and live Missouri native snakes will be presented by the Missouri Master Naturalist-Springfield Plateau Chapter and Teen Jr. Leaders. A formal presentation will begin at 1:30 p.m. Learn more about reptiles while having fun as these mysterious creatures are taken out of their cages.

A second snake program will take place at 11:30 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 3.

Bennett Spring State Park is located at 26250 Highway 64A in Lebanon. For more information about the event, call the nature center at 417-532-3925 or fish hatchery staff at 417-532-4418.

For more information about Missouri State Parks and Historic Sites, visit the web at Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.