News Release 103
Contact: Gena Terlizzi, 573-751-1010
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 17, 2014 Volume 42-14-103
Great American Backyard Campout at Crowder State Park June 21
Jefferson City, Mo. - Crowder State Park will be hosting a Great American Backyard Campout event on Saturday, June 21. Sponsored by Missouri State Parks, the event will be held from 3-9 p.m. at the campground.
Activities include nature crafts, s’mores and a guided night hike. The event will take place prior to the national events throughout Missouri State Parks on June 28. The Great American Backyard Campout is an initiative by the National Wildlife Federation to encourage families and communities to reconnect and experience the outdoors.
Crowder State Park will also hold their annual public meeting at 7 p.m. at the campground amphitheater, prior to the night hike. Park representatives will provide information on future plans for the facility and answer questions. Visitors are invited to share comments and suggestions about park services and operations. This informational meeting is part of an ongoing effort by Missouri State Parks to ensure citizens have input regarding the facilities and services offered in state parks and historic sites.
Crowder State Park is located west of Trenton off Highway 6, on Highway 128. Persons requiring special services or accommodations to attend can make arrangements by calling the park directly at 660-359-6473. 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.