News Release 335

Open house planned Oct. 8 at Lake Wappapello State Park

Volume 39-335 (For Immediate Release)
For more information: 573-751-1010

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., SEPT. 30, 2011 – The public is invited to bring their ideas to an open house Oct. 8 at Lake Wappapello State Park near Williamsville and Poplar Bluff. The open house will be from 9 to 11 a.m. in the Asher Creek Campground and is open to the public.

The recent flood events, the parks recovery and future plans for the park will be highlighted during the open house. Visitors are invited to share comments regarding Lake Wappapello State Park’s services and operations. Coffee and doughnuts will be provided.

This open house is part of an ongoing effort by Missouri State Parks to ensure the public has input on facilities and services offered in state parks and historic sites.

Lake Wappapello State Park is located on Highway 172, eight miles east of Highway 67. People requiring special services or accommodations to attend the meeting can make arrangements by calling Lake Wappapello State Park at 573-297-3232, or by calling the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, toll free at 800-334-6946 (voice) or 800-379-2419 (Telecommunications Device for the Hearing Impaired). For information about state parks and historic sites, visit