Saturday, April 14, 2012

Celebrate Earth Day April 22 at Crowder State Park

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JEFFERSON CITY, MO. – Celebrate Earth Day by enjoying an afternoon with nature April 22 at Crowder State Park near Trenton. Sponsored by Missouri State Parks, this free event will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. and will encourage people to connect with nature in a variety of ways.

Booths, including recycled crafts stations and nature displays, will be set up around the beach parking lot. Nature story times will be held at 1 and 2:30 p.m. with guided nature hikes at 1:30 and 3 p.m. Hike participants should wear closed-toed shoes.

Crowder State Park is located west of Trenton off Highway 6. For more information, contact the park at 660-359-64737. For more information on Missouri state parks and historic sites, visit Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.