June 02, 2017

Contact: Communications Office

Nature photography workshop planned June 10 at Thousand Hills State Park

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, JUNE 2, 2017 – For anyone who loves to photograph nature and wants to learn more, the answer is the “Nature Photography Is Easy” workshop June 10 at Thousand Hills State Park near Kirksville. The workshop will be held from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in the park’s enclosed shelter.

Beginning and amateur photographers can bring their camera (even a camera phone), along with its manual for tips and tricks on how to turn a snapshot into a masterpiece. After learning some tips, the course will move outside, weather permitting, so everyone can put their new knowledge to the test.

The program is free but spaces are limited. Please call the park to register. The course will be repeated on Saturday, Sept. 2.

Missouri State Parks is celebrating 100 years in 2017. Visitors can experience all the park system has to offer with the Centennial Passport. Visit for more information. 

Thousand Hills State Park is located two miles west of Kirksville on Hwy. 157. For more information and to register for the event, call the park at 660-665-6995. For more information on state parks and historic sites, visit Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.