News Release 197

Contact: Steph Deidrick, 573-751-9392

Oct. 16, 2014 Volume 42-14-197 

Informational meeting at Grand Gulf State Park Oct. 23

Jefferson City, Mo. - The public is invited to bring their ideas to an informational meeting at Grand Gulf State Park on Thursday, Oct. 23. The open-house style meeting will be from 3-6 p.m. at the park.

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.

During the meeting, a solar eclipse will occur at 4:45 p.m. and continue until sunset. Telescopes will be available to observe the event.

Grand Gulf State Park is located just outside of Thayer. Individuals requiring special services or accommodations to attend the meeting can make arrangements by calling 417-264-7600. For information about 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.