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JEFFERSON CITY, MO, AUG. 1, 2022 – Are you, or do you know, a Missouri veteran who enjoys hunting? Apply now to be one of the 15 lucky winners to participate in Mark Twain State Park’s Hero Hunt.

Sign-up is now open and veterans can apply through Sept. 7 and the hunt will occur Nov. 4-6. This is an all-inclusive hunting trip – all lodging, meals and a hunting guide are provided. If the hero is lucky enough to harvest a deer, free processing is also provided. Applications can be picked up at your local Veterans Service Office. Find your local office location online at  

The park is located on Missouri Route 107 near Florida, Missouri. For more information, call 573-248-9985.

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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