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Event/Exhibit/Meeting Date
News Releases
Oct. 6, Nov. 10, Jan. 12, Feb. 9, March 9, April 6, May 4 First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site offers basket weaving classes
Nov. 10, Jan. 12, Feb. 9, March 9, April 6, May 4 First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site offers basket weaving classes
Nov. 23-Dec. 21 First Missouri State Capitol hosts holiday classic readings starting Nov. 23
Dec. 1-2; 8-9 Deutschheim State Historic Site celebrates traditional 19th Century German Christmas
Dec. 8 Echo Bluff State Park hosts Salem High School Chamber Choir and tree lighting Dec. 8
Dec. 8 Scott Joplin House State Historic Site hosts public information meeting Dec. 8
Dec. 9 Felix Valle House State Historic Site celebrates Le Reveillon, a French Christmas, Dec. 9
Dec. 10 Van Meter State Park hosts public meeting on possible name change
Dec. 14 Elephant Rocks State Park hosts Geminids Meteor Shower viewing Dec. 14
Dec. 14-15 Hunter-Dawson State Historic Site hosts Christmas Candlelight Tours Dec. 14 and 15
Dec. 15 Dillard Mill State Historic Site hosts Santa and Mrs. Claus Dec. 15
Dec. 15 Roaring River State Park hosts bald eagle viewing Dec. 15
Dec. 15 First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site hosts candlelight Christmas concert Dec. 15
Dec. 15 Current River State Park hosts a Country Christmas Dec. 15
Dec. 15-16 First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site welcomes Santa's reindeer Dec. 15 and 16
Dec. 19 Knob Noster State Park hosts After Hours - Kids Night In Dec. 19
Dec. 20-23 Christmas stories and Santa Claus at Echo Bluff State Park Dec. 20 through 23
General News
Date of Press Release  
12/06/2018 Missouri State Parks announces grant round for outdoor recreation grants
11/09/2018 Missouri State Parks announces $2 rate increase for campsites with electricity
11/09/2018 Missouri State Parks announces $2 rate increase for campsites with electricity
10/12/2018 Drought Update
10/05/2018 Drought Update
09/28/2018 Drought Update
09/25/2018 Drought Update
09/21/2018 Drought Update
09/21/2018 Missouri State Parks seeking bid applications for a concessionaire at Montauk State Park
09/14/2018 Drought Update
09/10/2018 Drought Update
08/31/2018 Drought Update
08/28/2018 Drought Update
08/27/2018 Drought Update
08/27/2018 Drought Update
08/20/2018 Drought Update
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