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
Bennett Spring State Park hosts Bennett Traditions, an educational and quilting program about snakes Aug. 26
Governor Parson Proclaims Aug. 15-21 as Water and Wastewater Treatment Professionals Week in Missouri
Thomas Hart Benton Home and Studio State Historic Site hosts public information meeting Aug. 26
Don Robinson State Park hosts #HikeUnited21 2.4-mile hike Aug. 21
Watkins Woolen Mill State Park and State Historic Site hosts public information meeting Aug. 25
Department of Natural Resources hosting free pesticide collection event in Kahoka Aug. 28
Stockton State Park hosts public information meeting Aug. 21
Wallace State Park hosts public information meeting Aug. 21
Battle of Island Mound State Historic Site hosts public information meeting Aug. 21
Route 66 State Park hosts public information meeting Aug. 21
Missouri State Museum hosts rug hooking demonstration in conjunction with “Show Me Hooked Rugs” exhibit Aug. 17
Roaring River State Park hosts annual Kids Free Fishing Day Aug. 21
Bennett Spring State Park hosts How to Build a Fly Rod workshop Aug. 13-14
Current River State Park hosts Wild Medicinal Class Aug. 13 and 14
Missouri State Museum presents Missouri Trailblazer: John William “Blind” Boone and Carl Schurz virtual program Aug. 17
Cuivre River State Park invites the public to make homemade ice cream in nature Aug. 10
Wakonda State Park hosts Comets, Asteroids and Meteors Program Aug. 12
Missouri State Parks and Mid-Continent Public Library host “Missouri’s and Mexico's Bicentennials: South/North International Trade Begins” Aug. 19
Department of Natural Resources and partners Celebrate Missouri Bicentennial at the Missouri State Fair Aug. 12-22
Elephant Rocks State Park hosts Perseid Meteor Shower Viewing Event Aug. 13
Long Branch State Park hosts public information meeting Aug. 14
Missouri State Parks announces 2022 grant round for Historic Preservation Fund grants
Pershing State Park hosts public information meeting Aug. 14
First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site hosts cake decoration competition for Missouri's 200th birthday Aug. 7
Cuivre River State Park hosts Perseid Meteor Shower Watch Party Aug. 12

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