Jefferson City, MO., SEPT. 16, 2011 – Take advantage of a colorful fall day and scenic surroundings to get out and play in nature at Dr. Edmund A. Babler Memorial State Park in Wildwood on Sept. 24. Fun activities will be available for the entire family from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the park’s River Hills Visitor Center.
These activities, which are free and open to the public, will include making nature bandanas and kites, scavenger hikes, orienteering and mini-habitat exploration. After completing the activities at the park, take home a list of other fun-filled nature activities you can do with your family in Missouri’s state parks.
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, call the park at 636-458-3813 or call the Missouri Department of Natural Resources toll free at 800-334-6946 (voice) or 800-379-2419 (Telecommunications Device for the Deaf). For more information about state parks and historic sites, visit mostateparks.com.