FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 15, 2019

Contact: Communications Office
573-751-1010
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Washington State Park hosts Turkey Trot and Breakfast with Santa Nov. 30

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Washington State Park hosts Turkey Trot and Breakfast with Santa Nov. 30

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, NOV. 15, 2019 – Celebrate the end of fall and the beginning of the winter holiday season with Breakfast with Santa followed by a Turkey Trot hike at Washington State Park Saturday, Nov. 30, at Shelter #1/C.C.C. Ridge.

The Friends of Washington State Park is cohosting the event that begins with breakfast and photos with Santa Claus starting at 9 a.m. Breakfast with Santa will be available for purchase from the Friends of Washington State Park 9 - 11 a.m. at $6 per plate. Holiday picture taking will be available in this rustic stone shelter setting with an on-site photographer.

At 11:30 a.m., join Washington State Park interpretive staff for a guided hike. Turkey Trot hikers will explore parts of the 1,000 Steps Trail and visit the Overlook Shelter along the trail. Staff will point out the park’s natural and cultural resources along the one-mile hike lasting approximately one hour over rugged and natural surface terrain. Dress accordingly for this outdoor experience.

Washington State Park is located south of St. Louis, 10 miles south of De Soto on State Highway 21. For more information about the event, contact the park office at 636-586-5768.

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

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