September 28, 2018

Contact: Amy Poos

Van Meter State Park offers Take a Hike program Oct. 6

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, SEPT. 28, 2018 – Do you have a passion for hiking and nature? Do you enjoy observing and learning about new plants and animals? If so, join Van Meter Park staff at the park for a fun afternoon out in nature from 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6. Meet at the small shelter house where you will craft a nature journal. Then put it to use out on the trail recording your natural surroundings. This event is free and open to the public.

Van Meter State Park is located north of I-70 and west of Highway 65 in Miami, 12 miles north of Marshall at 32146 N. Highway 122. For more information about the event, call the park at 660-886-7537.

For more information on state parks and historic sites, visit Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.