Saturday, December 7, 2013

Informational meeting at Lake Wappapello State Park Dec. 12

The public is invited to bring their ideas to an informational meeting at Lake Wappapello State Park on
Thursday, Dec. 12. The meeting will be held at the park office from 3-5 p.m.

Park representatives will provide information about the facility and answer questions. Visitors are invited to share feedback and suggestions about park services and operations. These informational meetings are part of an ongoing effort by Missouri State Parks to ensure citizens have input regarding the facilities and services offered in state parks and historic sites.

A visit to Lake Wappapello 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, Gov. 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.

Lake Wappapello State Park is located on Highway 172 in Williamsville, Mo.  Individuals requiring special services or accommodations to attend the meeting can make arrangements by calling the facility directly at 573-297-3232. For information about state parks and historic sites, visit Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.