News Release 358

Open house planned Oct. 22 for Hawn State Park

Volume 39-358 (For Immediate Release)
For more information: 573-751-1010

JEFFERSON CITY, MO., OCT. 12, 2011 – The public is invited to bring their ideas to an open house Saturday, Oct. 22, to discuss issues related to Hawn State Park near Ste. Genevieve. The open house will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at the park’s amphitheater and the public is invited to attend.

Recent accomplishments at the park and future plans will be highlighted during the open house. Visitors are invited to share comments on Hawn State Park’s services and operations. Staff from the park will be on hand to provide information about the park and to answer questions.

These informational meetings are part of an ongoing effort by Missouri State Parks to ensure the public has input on services and facilities offered in state parks and historic sites.

Hawn State Park is located off Highway 144, 20 miles west of Ste. Genevieve in Ste. Genevieve County. The amphitheater is located in the campground. People requiring special services or accommodations to attend the meeting can make arrangements by calling the park directly at 573-883-3603 or the Missouri Department of Natural Resources toll free at 800-334-6946 (voice) or 800-379-2419 (Telecommunications Device for the Deaf). For more information about Missouri state parks and historic sites, visit