October 03, 2019

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Enjoy the Halloween Spooktacular at Cuivre River State Park Oct. 19

Enjoy the Halloween Spooktacular at Cuivre River State Park Oct. 19

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, OCT. 3, 2019 – The public is invited to come out to enjoy the Halloween Spooktacular at Cuivre River State Park. The event will take place from 1:30 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 19. This year's Spooktacular theme is "The Guardians of Cuivre," which features a family-friendly themed event followed by trick or treating in the campground, a campsite decorating contest and costume contest.

The themed event features a role-playing activity where participants protect the park against ravagers. The job of T.E.A.M. Cuivre is to protect all of the resources in the park. Your mission is to visit the habitats of Cuivre and listen to the operatives who live there. They will give a briefing of the threats they face from the Ravagers of Nature. Each of the operatives are protectors of infinity stones. Once you have received the briefing, an operative will ask how to fight the ravagers. If you are deemed worthy, you will receive an infinity stone and can start your next mission. Once all stones are collected, you will become an official Guardian of Cuivre.

The events for the "Guardians of Cuivre" include:

12:30 p.m. - Gates to Camp Sherwood open; take a selfie with Groot and Rocket, groups are sorted.
1:30 - 3:30 p.m. - Guardians of Cuivre event continues in Camp Sherwood.
4:30 p.m. - Visitors must be in the campground and parked by this time as gates to campground close.
5 - 7 p.m.- Trick or Treating in the campground and judging of campsite decorations.
7:30 p.m. - Announcement of the winners of the campsite decorating contest and costume contest. Costume contest participants must be present to win.

This event is free and open to the public, and registration is not required. Follow “special event” signs in the park to Camp Sherwood.

Cuivre River State Park is located at 678 State Route 147, Troy, north of Interstate 70. If you would like more information on this event, please call the park at 636-528-7247.

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.