News Release 149

Open house planned May 21 for Montauk State Park

Volume 39-149 (For Immediate Release)
For more information: 573-751-1010

JEFFERSON CITY, MO., MAY 12, 2011 – The public is invited to bring their ideas to an open house Saturday, May 21, at Montauk State Park near Salem. The open house

will begin at 8 p.m. in the outdoor amphitheater located in the campground loop #4. In the event of rain, the meeting will be moved to the J. Ben Searcy Building across the road from the park’s lodge.

Recent accomplishments at the park and future plans will be highlighted during the informal meeting. Visitors will be invited to share comments on the park's goals and objectives.

The open house is part of an ongoing effort to ensure citizens have input on facilities and services offered in state parks and historic sites.

Montauk State Park is located 22 miles southwest of Salem on Hwy. 119 in Dent County. People requiring special services or accommodations to attend the meeting can make arrangements by calling the park directly at 573-548-2201 or by calling 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