May 29, 2019

Contact: Amy Poos

Wallace State Park hosts Kid's Fishing Explorer Day June 15

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, MAY 29, 2019 – Wallace State Park will host Kid’s Fishing Explorer Day 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 15, at the park’s Lake Allaman. Sponsored by the Missouri State Parks and the Missouri Department of Conservation, the event is free and open to kids ages 5 to 12 and parents are encouraged to attend.

Fishing poles, bait and assistance will be provided. The event will also feature a nature display, a tree hike, a Missouri nature quiz, and drawings for prizes. Participants of all ages are eligible to earn a Missouri State Park Explorer patch. Activities will take place at the park’s open shelter house. 

Wallace State Park is located 6 miles south of Cameron on Highway 121. From Interstate 35, take Exit 48, travel south on Highway 69 for one-half mile, then take Highway 121 for one mile to the park entrance. For more information about the event, contact the park at 816-632-3745.

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.