News Release 163

Public Invited to Share Ideas about Katy Trail State Park June 4

Volume 39-163 (For Immediate Release)
For more information: 573-751-1010

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, MAY 24, 2011 – The public is invited to bring their ideas to an informational meeting on Saturday, June 4 to discuss issues related to the section of Katy Trail State Park between Matson and Portland. The open house will be held from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Katy Trail State Park's trailhead at Dutzow.

Recent accomplishments and future plans will be highlighted during the open meeting, including drainage and trail surface repairs in the trail. Visitors are invited to share comments on the park’s services and operations. Information about volunteer opportunities will be available.

This informational meeting is part of an ongoing effort to ensure citizens have input on facilities and services offered in state parks and historic sites.

Katy Trail State Park’s Dutzow trailhead is located off of Highway 94 in Dutzow. People requiring special services or accommodations to attend the meeting can make arrangements by calling Graham Cave State Park at 573-564-3476 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