News Release 099

Contact: Steph Deidrick, 573-751-9392

June 11, 2014 Volume 42-14-099 

Great American Backyard Campout at Prairie State Park June 28

Deadline to register approaching June 14

Jefferson City, Mo. - Participants will learn the basics of camping, from what equipment is needed to information on camping safety, including what plants and animals to be aware of. The event is free but space is limited so registration is required. To register, call 417-843-6711.

The Great American Backyard Campout is an event created by the National Wildlife Federation in support of American wildlife. Prairie State Park is located at 128 NW 150th Lane in Mindenmines. For more information on state parks and historic sites, visit mostateparks.com. Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.


Celebrating 40 years of taking care of Missouri’s natural resources. To learn more visit www.dnr.mo.gov.