July 12, 2019

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Visit Prairie State Park to experience the prairie at night on July 19

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, JULY 12, 2019 – Have you ever wondered what happens on the prairie after dark? Visit Prairie State Park at 8:30 p.m., Friday, July 19 to find out! During the hike, participants will discuss nocturnal animals found on the prairie and unravel the mysteries of the night from an animal's perspective. Meet at the Regal Tallgrass Prairie Nature Center for an approximate 1.5-mile hike. Bring a flashlight and wear sturdy shoes. The use of insect repellent is also recommended.

Prairie State Park is located at 128 N.W. 150th Lane in Mindenmines. To register and for additional information about this event, please contact Prairie State Park at 417-843-6711.  

For more information about Missouri State Parks and Historic Sites, visit the web at Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.