News Release 507

Informational meeting planned at Wallace State Park Sept. 18

Volume 38-507 (For Immediate Release)
Contact: Sue Holst

JEFFERSON CITY, MO., AUG. 30, 2010 - The Missouri Department of Natural Resources will hold an informational meeting Saturday, Sept. 18, to discuss issues related to Wallace State Park near Cameron. The meeting will be held from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the park’s open shelter house and the public is invited.

Discussion will center on the general operations of the park, including the campground reservation system. Park staff will be present to provide information about the park and to answer questions. The public is invited to share comments about the park and its operations.

The meeting is part of an ongoing effort by the department to ensure that the public has input on services and facilities in state parks and historic sites.

Wallace State Park is located six miles south of Cameron. Take Highway 69 South to Highway 121 in Clinton County; exit 48 off Interstate 35. People requiring special accommodations or services to attend the meeting can call the park at 816-632-3745 or the Department of Natural Resources toll free at 800-334-6946 (voice) or 800-379-2419 (Telecommunications Device for the Deaf). For information about state parks and historic sites, visit