November 16, 2016

Contact: Steph Deidrick

Turkey Trot at Washington State Park Nov. 26

The public is invited to Washington State Park for the Turkey Trot, a free, guided hike.  The hike will be held at 1 p.m. on Nov. 26 at the Campground Amphitheatre.

This 1.5 mile hike will traverse parts of the campground, cabin area, overlook, Opposum Track trail, and Rockywood Trail, to view significant natural and cultural resources at Washington State Park.  The hike will last approximately two hours over rugged and natural surface terrain.  Participants should dress accordingly for this outdoor experience. 

Washington State Park is located 10 miles south of De Soto on State Highway 21.  For more information about the event, call the park office at 636-586-5768. For more information on state parks and historic sites, visit Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.