Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Summer Fun Day planned for June 9 at Crowder State Park

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Join your friends and family at a Summer Fun Day June 9 at Crowder State Park near Trenton. Sponsored by Missouri State Parks, the free event will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Crowder Lake parking lot and the public is invited to attend.

The event will feature a variety of ways to have fun in the outdoors, including interactive nature tables and face painting. Naturalist-led hikes will be offered at 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. Hike participants should wear closed-toed shoes.

Summer Fun Day is being held during the statewide free fishing weekend. Fishing equipment will be available for visitors to try out with assistance from staff from 1 to 4 p.m. Prizes will be awarded for the first fish of the day and largest fish of the day.
Crowder State Park is located west of Trenton off Highway 6. For more information about the event, call the park directly at 660-359-6473. For information on Missouri state parks and historic sites, visit Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.