October 21, 2015

Contact: Steph Deidrick

Fall Fun Event at Wallace State Park Oct. 24

The public is invited to join in the fun at Wallace State Park. The annual Fall Fun Event will start at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 24 at the park. All park programs are free and open to the public.

This year's activities include a 10 a.m. trail hiking adventure called Find the Pumpkin. Hikers that find the hidden pumpkins on the trails will win prizes. At 2 p.m., park visitors can attend a live bird of prey presentation by Operation Wildlife.

The event also features a Halloween Campsite Decorating Contest. Campers are encouraged to transform their campsites with lights, decorations, and jack-o-lanterns. At 7:30 p.m. at the Campground Amphitheater, prizes will be awarded.

Wallace State Park is located six miles south of Cameron on Highway 121. From Interstate 35, take Exit 48, go south on Highway 69 for one-half mile, and then take Highway 121 for one mile to park entrance. For more information about the event, contact the park at 816-632-3745. For more information about state parks and historic sites, visit Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.