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JEFFERSON CITY, MO, MAY 26, 2023 – Washington State Park will host a series of events from 2 to 8 p.m. Saturday, June 3, to celebrate National Trails Day.

Petroglyph Tour: 2 p.m. at Petroglyph Site
Washington State Park team members will offer a tour of the petroglyphs, the park's history carved in stone! Learn about the Mississippian-era carvings, the culture and community who created them, along with possible interpretations. Enjoy a short walk on a covered walkway with interpretive panels highlighting the cultural features.

Build a Hiking Kit: 4 p.m. at Thunderbird Lodge
Join us to build a hiking kit with essentials you may need to use on the trail.

Bigfoot Hike: 7 p.m. at Campground Amphitheater
Does Bigfoot live in Washington State Park? There's only one way to find out! Listen to tales of Bigfoot at the amphitheater and then go on a guided hike to see if you can spot him in the wild.

Washington State Park is located at 13041 State Highway 104 in De Soto. For more information, contact the park at 636-586-5768.

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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