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Event/Exhibit/Meeting Date
News Releases
March 15, April 19, May 17, June 21 First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site announces St. Charles History Talks series
May 5, 12; June 16 Friends of Washington State Park to offer three craft events for kids this summer
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 15 Pomme de Terre State Park hosts public meeting June 15
June 16 Wallace State Park hosts kid's fishing day June 16
June 16 Echo Bluff State Park hosts public meeting
June 16 Current River State Park hosts Show combined public meeting June 16
June 16 Harry S Truman State Park hosts public meeting June 16
June 18-22 Annual Katy Trail Ride will host 300 bicyclists beginning June 18
June 21 Arrow Rock State Historic Site hosts combined public meeting June 21
June 23 Battle of Pilot Knob State Historic Site hosts combined public meeting June 23
June 23 Wakonda State Park hosts public meeting June 23
June 23 Battle of Lexington State Historic Site presents "Shots in the Streets: The Death of Archie Clements" re-enactment June 23
June 23 Learn about amphibians and reptiles during Prairie State Park's annual Hug a Herp Day June 23
June 23 Graham Cave State Park hosts Wacky World of Insects event June 23
June 23 Backyard Concert at Jefferson Landing State Historic Site set for June 23
June 23 Lewis and Clark State Park hosts a Night Expedition during Great American Campout June 23
June 30; July 14, 19; Aug. 4, 18 Learn 2 Paddle in Missouri State Parks
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