Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Explorer hours begin Memorial Day weekend at Dr. Edmund A. Babler Memorial State Park

Looking for something fun to do with the family this summer? Earn your Missouri State Park Explorer Patch by participating in fun activities at Dr. Edmund A. Babler Memorial State Park at Wildwood. Sponsored by Missouri State Parks, these events are free and open to the public.

 Anyone, any age, can earn an Explorer patch by completing projects and fun activities.
Beginning Memorial Day Weekend, special Explorer hours will be held from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. every Saturday; and from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. every Sunday. These special hours will continue through Labor Day Weekend.

Topics will change weekly, so there is always something new and exciting to do. Bring your family, your friends and your Scouts and have fun while exploring the park and learning about Missouri’s natural resources.

Contact the River Hills Visitor Center at 636-458-3813 at the park to inquire about each weekend’s theme or check park flyers or the parks Facebook page.

Dr. Edmund A. Babler Memorial State Park is located 20 miles west of St. Louis on Highway BA, between U.S. 40 and Highway 100. For more information about state parks and historic sites, visit mostateparks.com. Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.