September 03, 2019

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Roaring River State Parks Hosts WOW National Outdoor Recreation and Conservation School Oct. 11-13

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, SEPT. 3, 2019 –  Roaring River State Park will host WOW National Outdoor Recreation and Conservation School Oct. 11-13. WOW is a hands-on learning experience designed to introduce people to outdoor activities while practicing personal safety and outdoor responsibility. Various outdoor activities will be held throughout the park and at local venues. Knowledgeable instructors will lead classes on caving, rappelling, canoeing, shooting sports, fly fishing, fly tying, fishing, archery, primitive skills, camping, outdoors survival, Dutch oven cooking, nature crafts, outdoor photography, high ropes, rock climbing, stargazing and nature identification.

Registration runs Sept. 6 - 30. Participants must preregister to attend. For more information on registration visit the web at 

Roaring River State Park is located seven miles southeast of Cassville on Highway 112. For more information about the event, call the Ozark Chinquapin Nature Center at Roaring River State Park, 417-847-3742, or the park office at 417-847-2539.

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