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JEFFERSON CITY, MO, SEPT. 16, 2021 – Representatives from Missouri State Parks invite the public to attend an informational meeting at Big Lake State Park on Wednesday, Sept. 29. The meeting will begin at 5 p.m. at the Shelter House. 

The public is invited to share comments and ask questions about the park and its operations. Representatives from the park will be present to provide information and to answer questions.

Input from the public is important to Missouri State Parks. These informational meetings, which are being held in all state parks and historic sites, help create two-way communication with the public. The meetings give staff the opportunity to let people know the current status and future plans for the park or historic site, and they offer visitors the opportunity to comment on the facilities. For a list of scheduled informational meetings, visit

Directions to the Shelter House are as follows: After pulling into the entrance at the park, turn left (south) onto the park road; go past the pool and enter the day-use area. The playground will be on the right. Continue south and the shelter will be on the right on the south end of the day use area.

Big Lake State Park is located at 204 Lake Shore Drive in Craig. For more information about the meeting, call the park office at 660-442-3770.

For more information on state parks and historic sites, visit Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.

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