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News Release 202

Contact: Gena Terlizzi, 573-751-1010
                
gena.terlizzi@dnr.mo.gov

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Oct. 17, 2014 Volume 42-14-202 

Enjoy Halloween activities at Wallace State Park Oct. 25

Jefferson City, Mo. - The public is invited to join in the fun at Wallace State Park on Saturday, Oct. 25 at the annual Halloween Campsite Decorating and Pumpkin Carving Contest. Sponsored by Missouri State Parks, the pumpkin contest will be held at the amphitheater at 7 p.m.

Campers will be able to transform their campsite with lights and decorations of the season. Guests can bring their best jack-o-lantern to the Campground Amphitheater for judging at 7 p.m. Prizes will be awarded and treats will be available. Visitors are also encouraged to walk through the campgrounds to view campsite displays. All park programs are free and open to the public.

Wallace State Park is located seven miles south of Cameron on Highway 121. From Interstate 35, take Exit 48, go south on Highway 69 for one-half mile, and then take Highway 121 for one mile to park entrance. For more information about the event, contact the park at 816-632-3745. 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.

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