September 12, 2019

Contact: Communications Office

Washington State Park hosts volunteer opportunity for National Public Lands Day Sept. 28 (postponed)

This event has been postponed. See additional news release for more information.

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, SEPT. 12, 2019 – The public is invited to take part in volunteering at Washington State Park in celebration of National Public Lands Day. The event will be held on Saturday, September 28th, from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. Volunteers will take on stewardship and cleanup projects at Washington State Park.

Registration begins at 8 a.m. at Shelter #1/CCC Ridge. Volunteer projects will take place from 9 a.m. until noon. The Friends of Washington State Park will serve a thank you lunch at noon in shelter #1 to all volunteers. 

Registration is required before participating. Volunteers age 17 and younger require parental signature at time of registration to participate. Volunteers 13 and younger also require a chaperone at all times. If you are interested in bringing a group to volunteer, please contact the park office prior to the day of the event at 636-586-5768.

Washington State Park is located 10 miles south of De Soto on State Highway 21. For more information about this and other events at the park, call 636-586-5768.

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.