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    Missouri State Parks Hosts Open House Aug. 25 for Katy Trail State Park

    The public is invited to bring their ideas to an open house Saturday, Aug. 25 for Katy Trail State Park in Boonville. Sponsored by Missouri State Parks, the open house will be held from 9 a.m. until noon at the trailhead in Boonville.

    Representatives from the park will be on hand to discuss projects on the section of Katy Trail State Park from Boonville to Clinton. Also, information will be available about the State Parks Youth Corps involvement with the park during 2012. Representatives from the facility will provide information on future plans for the facility and answer questions. Visitors are invited to share comments and suggestions about the trail.

    The open house is part of an ongoing effort by Missouri State Parks to ensure the public has input and knowledge on services provided in Missouri state parks and historic sites.

    To reach the trailhead, follow these directions: From eastbound Interstate 70, take exit 101. Turn left on MO-5/US-40 E/W Ashley Road. Follow Ashley Road for approximately 3.1 miles and then turn left on Main Street. Follow Main Street and then turn left on E. Spring Street. Finally, turn left on 1st Street and the trailhead is on the left.

    People requiring special services or accommodations to attend the meeting can make arrangements by calling Knob Noster State Park at 660-563-2463. For more information on Missouri state parks and historic sites, visit Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.

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