News Release 343

Informational meeting planned Oct. 15 at St. Francois State Park

Volume 39-343 (For Immediate Release)
For more information: 573-751-1010

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., OCT. 5, 2011 - The public is invited to bring their ideas to an informational meeting on Saturday, Oct. 15, at St. Francois State Park near Bonne Terre. The informational meeting will begin at 7 p.m. in the campground amphitheater, located directly behind the showerhouse, and is open to the public.

Recent accomplishments at the park and future plans will be highlighted during the informational meeting. Visitors are invited to share comments and input on St. Francois State Park's services and operations. Agenda items will include a discussion about recent upgrades to the park's camping, hiking and picnic facilities.

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

St. Francois State Park is located on U.S. Highway 67 approximately four miles north of Bonne Terre in St. Francois County. People requiring special services or accommodations to attend the meeting can make arrangements by calling St. Francois State Park directly at 573-358-2173 or by calling the Missouri Department of Natural Resources toll free at 800-334-6946 (voice) or 800-379-2479 (Telecommunications Device for the Deaf). For information about Missouri state parks and historic sites, visit