June 15, 2018

Contact: Brian Quinn

Lewis and Clark State Park hosts a Night Expedition during Great American Campout June 23

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, JUNE 15, 2018 – Lewis and Clark State Park invites the public to join park staff in a special nighttime adventure along the park’s Gosling Lake Trail 9:30 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday, June 23, at the park. The Night Expedition outing is part of the National Wildlife Federation’s 2018 Great American Campout Day June 23.

During the Night Expedition hike, participants will learn about several animals that are active at night, including how to identify owls by their call and in flight.

Participants should meet at the park office for the hike and are encouraged to bring a flashlight, insect repellent and to wear comfortable hiking shoes.

Lewis and Clark State Park is located at 801 Lakecrest Blvd, Rushville. For more information about the event, call the park office at 816-579-5564.

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