Thursday, October 10, 2013

Informational meeting scheduled at Rock Bridge Memorial State Park Oct. 22

Rock Bridge Memorial State Park in Missouri
Rock Bridge Memorial State Park in Missouri (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
The public is invited to bring their ideas to an informational meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 22, at Rock Bridge Memorial State Park, near Columbia. The informational meeting will address Rock Bridge Memorial State Park, Jewell Cemetery State Historic Site and Clark’s Hill/ Norton State Historic Site. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Gilbert picnic shelter, located in the third loop of the day-use area of the park. Themeeting is part of an ongoing effort by Missouri State Parks to ensure the public has input and knowledge on services provided in parks and historic sites.
A visit to Rock Bridge State Park is also a great opportunity to log miles as a part of the Governor’s 100 Missouri Miles challenge. To celebrate Missouri’s distinction as the “Best Trails State” by American Trails and to encourage Missourians to enjoy the outdoors, Governor Jay Nixon and First Lady Georganne Nixon are inviting Missourians to join them in completing 100 Missouri Miles of outdoor physical activity by the end of the year. For more information and to take the Challenge, visit Participants can also share adventures, post photos and learn about upcoming events by connecting with 100 Missouri Miles on Facebook and Twitter.
Rock Bridge Memorial State Park is located five miles south of Columbia on Highway 163. People requiring special services or accommodations to attend can make arrangements by calling the park at 573-449-7402. For information about state parks and historic sites, visit Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.