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JEFFERSON CITY, MO, SEPT. 18, 2021 – Representatives from Missouri State Parks invite the public to attend an informational meeting at Sam A. Baker State Park on Saturday, Oct. 2. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. at the park amphitheater, located directly behind the park visitor center.

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

The public is strongly encouraged to follow social-distancing guidelines and be proactive in protecting themselves and others.

Sam A. Baker State Park is located in southeast Missouri, 4 miles north of Patterson on Highway 143 in Wayne County. For more information about the meeting, please contact Sam A. Baker State Park at 573-856-4411. 

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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