Saturday, December 24, 2011

Open house planned Dec. 29 at Knob Noster State Park

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., Dec. 22, 2011 – The public is invited to attend an open house at Knob Noster State Park near Knob Noster on Thursday, Dec. 29. The open house will be held from 3:30 to 6:00 p.m. at the park’s Visitor Center.

Representatives from the park will be on hand to discuss the reopening of the McAdoo Equestrian Trail. Details of the meeting will include information about the recent award of an $86,985 Recreational Trails Project Grant to the park for trail renovations. Also, information will be available about the State Park Youth Corps involvement with the park during 2010 and the Corps’ activity in 2011. Representatives from the facility will also provide information on future plans for the facility and answer questions. Visitors are invited to share comments and suggestions about the facility. The meeting is part of an ongoing effort to ensure the public has input and knowledge on services provided in Missouri state parks and historic sites.

Knob Noster State Park is located near Knob Noster, one mile south of Highway 50 on Highway 23. People requiring special services or accommodations to attend the meeting can make arrangements by calling the site directly at  660-563-2463 or by calling Missouri State Parks toll free at 800-334-6946 (voice) or 800-379-2419 (Telecommunications Device for the Deaf). For more information on Missouri state parks and historic sites, visit