October 03, 2016

Contact: Steph Deidrick

Leave No Trace event at Knob Noster State Park Oct. 8

Visitors will be able to join park staff to help get the park spruced up for fall during “Leave No Trace in this Place”.  The event will feature activities and volunteer opportunities from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on Oct. 8 at the park.   

The day will feature a scavenger hunt, trail trekking and maintenance, and several other volunteer projects to help beautify the park. Groups are welcome, but should call in advance with number of people. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Preregistration is highly recommended.

In case of rain, the event will be rescheduled for Oct. 15.

Knob Noster State Park is located off of Highway 23 along SE 10 Road.  For more information or to register, call the park office at 660-563-2463. Missouri State Parks is supported by the one-tenth of one-percent Parks, Soils and Water Sales Tax, which accounts for approximately 75 percent of the budget to repair, improve and maintain state parks and historic sites. Missouri State Parks is a division of the Department of Natural Resources.

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