August 25, 2020

Contact: Miranda Fredrick

Hawn State Park hosts public information meeting Aug. 29; Felix Valle meeting postponed

The previously scheduled Felix Valle State Historic Site public information meeting is rescheduled for Sept. 26

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, AUG. 25, 2020 – Representatives from Missouri State Parks invite the public to attend an informational meeting for Hawn State Park on Saturday, Aug. 29. The meeting will begin at 2 p.m. at the Hawn State Park shelter.

The public is invited to share comments about the park and its operations during the informational meeting. Staff will be present to provide information and answer questions.

The previously scheduled Felix Valle State Historic Site portion of the public meeting is rescheduled for 3 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 26, at Felix Valle State Historic Site.

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 inform the public of the current status and future plans for the park or historic site, while also offering 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.

Hawn State Park is located at 12096 Park Drive, Ste. Genevieve. For more information, contact the park at 573-883-3603.

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