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News Release 071

Contact: Steph Deidrick, 573-751-9392
                steph.deidrick@dnr.mo.gov

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 7, 2014 Volume 42-14-071 

Celebrate opening of two new trails at Stockton State Park May 17

Jefferson City, Mo. - The public is invited to celebrate the opening of two new trails at Stockton State Park on Saturday, May 17. Sponsored by Missouri State Parks, participants will have the opportunity to paddle the Stockton State Park Water Trail and mountain bike or run the newly created Lakeview Trail.

At 10 a.m., visitors can canoe or kayak the 6.65 mile Water Trail by meeting at the Marina Trailhead. At 2:30 p.m., hike, run or mountain bike the 8 mile Lakeview Trail by meeting at the main trailhead located on the Campground/Marina Rd. Experienced guides familiar with the trail will be available to lead the way.

This program is free of charge and open to the public. Participants will need to furnish their own equipment and be self-sufficient.

Stockton State Park is located south of Stockton on Highway 215 in Cedar County. People requiring special services or accommodations to attend the meeting can make arrangements by calling the park directly at 417-276-4259. For more information about Missouri state parks and historic sites, visit mostateparks.com. Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.

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