The most recent Missouri Department of Natural Resources' news releases may be found below. Be sure to visit the department's main Communications webpage to learn more about our communication resources. If you need additional information, please contact the department's Communications office at 573-751-1010 or 800-361-4827. For Missouri State Parks related topics call 573-751-9392 or 800-334-6946

Current News

News Release Date
Confederate Memorial State Historic Site hosts public information meeting Oct. 9
Celebrate Knob Noster State Park’s 75th birthday at History Hallowfest Oct. 9
Robertsville State Park hosts “Rewind Time with Ms. Mellie” Oct. 2
Hunter-Dawson State Historic Site hosts 1860s Children’s Day Oct. 2
Department of Natural Resources awards $6 million to Centralia
Annie and Abel Van Meter State Park hosts Saturday morning hikes in October
Battle of Pilot Knob State Historic Site hosts combined public information meeting Oct. 2
Johnson’s Shut-Ins, Taum Sauk Mountain and Jay Nixon state parks host public information meeting Oct. 2
Dillard Mill State Historic Site hosts public information meeting Oct. 2
Osage Village State Historic Site unveils new interpretative panels and exhibits Sept. 25
Sam A. Baker State Park hosts public information meeting Oct. 2
Meramec State Park hosts public information meeting Oct. 1
Onondaga Cave State Park hosts public information meeting Oct. 1
Register now for WIN: Women In Nature at Sam A. Baker State Park on Oct. 9
Missouri State Parks commemorates 200 years of Missouri statehood at the Bicentennial Inaugural Parade Sept. 18
Sandy Creek Covered Bridge State Historic Site hosts Wonders of the Autumn Night Sky Sept. 25
Battle of Pilot Knob State Historic Site hosts 157th anniversary reenactment of historic Civil War battle Sept. 25 and Sept. 26
Roaring River State Park hosts Meet and Greet with KISS dive team Sept. 25
Big Lake State Park hosts public information meeting Sept. 29
The Donnelly - LaMear Trailhead entrance at St. Joe State Park is now open
The Nathan and Olive Boone Homestead State Historic Site conceptual development plan is now complete and available online
Dr. Edmund A. Babler State Park recognizes National Public Lands Day Sept. 25
Arrow Rock, Sappington Cemetery, Sappington African American Cemetery and Boone’s Lick state historic sites host public meeting Sept. 27
Bryant Creek State Park hosts annual public meeting and final conceptual development plan meeting Sept. 28
Castlewood State Park hosts public information meeting Sept. 25

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