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Special Events, Exhibits and Meetings
Event/Exhibit/Meeting Date
News Releases
May 26-Sept. 1 Crowder State Park hosts explorer hour events each weekend this summer
June 5 - Aug. 14 Tuesdays @2 summer program for kids returns to Missouri State Museum
June 12-July 31 Confederate Memorial State Historic Site offers youth summer book club
June 30; July 14, 19; Aug. 4, 18 Learn 2 Paddle in Missouri State Parks
July 12-Aug. 2 Missouri State Parks grant project open for public comment
July 19, Aug. 16, Sept. 20, Oct. 18 First Missouri State Capitol sets summer lecture series schedule
Aug. 7 and 14 Missouri State Museum continues summer series for youth August 7 and August 14
Aug. 10 St. Joe State Park hosts combined public information meeting August 10
Aug. 10 First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site hosts birthday party for Missouri August 10
Aug. 11 Pershing State Park hosts public information meeting August 11
Aug. 11 Graham Cave story hike offered August 11
Aug. 11 Crowder State Park hosts Mammals of Missouri program August 11
Aug. 11-12 Washington State Park hosts Perseids meteor shower showcase August 11-12
Aug. 17 Van Meter State Park's August 17 astronomy program focuses on Mars
Aug. 18 Kids fish for free at Roaring River State Park August 18
Aug. 18 Jefferson Landing State Historic Site hosts last backyard concert August 18
Aug. 18 Deutschheim State Historic Site hosts public information meeting August 18
Aug. 18 Crowder State Park invites public to Owl Prowl August 18
General News
Date of Press Release  
06/07/2018 Missouri State Parks announces Centennial Passport Program winners
05/25/2018 Missouri State Parks kicks off the swimming recreational season during Memorial Day Weekend
05/15/2018 Missouri State Parks seeks to recruit and hire more veterans
04/30/2018 Finger Lakes State Park main entrance to temporarily close for lake dam renovation
03/05/2018 Anglers celebrate 2018 trout season opening in Missouri State Parks
01/22/2018 Public Comments on Closed Missouri State Parks' Properties Now Available Online
01/18/2018 Missouri State Parks Soliciting Bids for Food and Resale Concession Operation at St. Joe State Park
11/3/2017 Missouri State Parks extends Centennial Passport program
9/22/2017 Missouri Crews Return from Helping with Florida Cleanup
09/12/2017 Missouri Crews Heading to Florida to Help with Cleanup
07/21/2017 Missouri State Parks is increasing awareness concerning mosquitoes
06/30/2017 Tick study under way at Meramec State Park
11/04/2016 Missouri State Parks offers early camping reservations for 2017 solar eclipse
08/12/2016 Missouri State Parks designates new wild area
12/08/2015 Missouri State Park Ranger earns national Park Ranger of the Year Award
10/07/2015 “The Battle of Island Mound” wins two Emmy Awards from NATAS Mid-American Chapter
6/5/2015 Nine of Missouri’s state parks and historic sites awarded Trip Advisor’s Certificate of Excellence