September 21, 2016

Contact: Steph Deidrick

Fall Outdoor Discovery Day Sept. 24 at Crowder State Park

Visitors are invited to the Fall Outdoor Discovery Day at Crowder State Park near Crowder.  A variety of free events will be offered from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sept. 24 at the park.

Outdoor demonstrations and activities will include Dutch oven cooking, archery, nature trivia contests, compass skills and nature hikes. Gary Kuntz of Mo-Tell storytellers will provide entertainment for all age groups as he tells outdoor stories, tall tales and interactive stories under the big tent at Shelter 3 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. This year’s event is being held in conjunction with National Public Lands Day. 

Crowder State Park is located west of Trenton off Hwy. 6. For more information about the event, call the park at 660-359-6473. Missouri State Parks is supported by the one-tenth of one-percent Parks, Soils and Water Sales Tax, which accounts for approximately 75 percent of the budget to repair, improve and maintain state parks and historic sites. Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.

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