July 31, 2020

Contact: Miranda Fredrick

Pershing State Park hosts public information meeting Aug. 15

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, JULY 31, 2020 – Representatives from Missouri State Parks invite the public to attend an informational meeting at Pershing State Park at 7 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 15. The meeting will be held at the campground amphitheater.

The public is invited to share comments about the state park and its operations. Representatives from the state park will be present to provide information about the park and to answer questions.

Input from the public is important to Missouri State Parks. These informational meetings, which are being held in all state parks and historic sites, help create two-way communication with the public. The meetings give staff the opportunity to let people know the current status and future plans for the park or historic site, and they offer visitors the opportunity to comment on the facilities. For a list of scheduled informational meetings, visit

The public is strongly encouraged to follow social-distancing guidelines and be proactive in protecting themselves and others amid ongoing public health concerns. Come prepared with hand sanitizer and bottled water, avoid large and congested crowds, and please stay home if sick. Face coverings are encouraged when social-distancing measures are difficult to maintain, and may be required by local orders.

Pershing State Park is located at 29277 Highway 130, Laclede. For more information about the meeting, call the park at 660-963-2299.

If you have questions regarding Missouri State Parks, please contact us at Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.