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On this day in 1990, Battle of Carthage State Historic Site became a part of the state park system. #ShowMeYourStateParks
On this day in 1990 Battle of Carthage State Historic Site became

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Like keeping an eye out for our feathered friends? Plan a trip to the Grassland Trail at Rock Bridge Memorial State Par where you can find a new interactive interpretive panel focused on birding. It was made possible thanks to a partnership with the Audubon Society of Missouri. Read more about the project below.
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Columbia trail uses app to bring technology to nature

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04/25/2017 at 15:36. Facebook
Learn more about Thomas Hart Benton and his life at Thomas Hart Benton Home and Studio in Kansas City.
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Missouri State Parks
04/24/2017 at 21:44. Facebook
Our campground hosts are preparing for the busy season by attending training this week. These dedicated volunteers help keep our campgrounds running smoothly — and we are thankful for all of their efforts. Sound like something that you might be interested in? Visit [ Mostateparks.com Link ] to find out how.
Our campground hosts are preparing for the busy season by attending training
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Joy Fox Gilzow
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Missouri State Parks
04/24/2017 at 15:08. Facebook
Congrats to the newest member of the Missouri State Park Rangers! Peggy Rogers had her badge pinned on by her daughters. Rogers recently graduated from the Law Enforcement Training Institute in Columbia after completing her police training. Rogers will now begin field training and will be assigned to Montauk State Park near Salem. Welcome Ranger Rogers!
Congrats to the newest member of the Missouri State Park Rangers Peggy
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Missouri State Parks
04/21/2017 at 19:34. Facebook
Our kayak simulator was a hit at the Missouri Department of Natural Resources Earth Day celebration today. The simulator allows kids (and Bigfoot) a chance to see what a ride on a kayak is like. They also learn important water safety practices like always wearing a life jacket.
Our kayak simulator was a hit at the Missouri Department of Natural
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04/21/2017 at 16:17. Facebook
Watch World Bird Sanctuary at the Missouri Department of Natural Resources Earth Day celebration.
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Missouri State Parks
04/21/2017 at 16:05. Facebook
We're at the Missouri Department of Natural Resources Earth Day Celebration at the Capitol teaching students about the solar eclipse.
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Missouri State Parks
04/21/2017 at 16:00. Facebook
#FlashbackFriday – The beach at Thousand Hills State Park in the 1960s. #ShowMeYourStatePark
FlashbackFriday  The beach at Thousand Hills State Park in the 1960s ShowMeYourStatePark
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Missouri State Parks
04/20/2017 at 14:22. Facebook
Why aren’t dead trees cut down in the park? Trees that appear dead are actually full of life, if you take a closer look. The growing fungi recycle the wood. Insects feed on the tree and they, in turn, are fed on by woodpeckers. The holes created by woodpeckers become home to numerous animals called cavity nesters. The best known of these is the bluebird, Missouri’s state bird. When a tree...
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You probably know that 2017 is the 100th anniversary of the park system, but did you know that 2017 is also an important year for the Missouri State Park Rangers? It’s their 50th anniversary! In 1967, the state park system had 45 parks and historic sites. With the rising number of people visiting and camping in parks, the need for law enforcement became clear. The Missouri State Park Rangers...
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You probably know that 2017 is the 100th anniversary of the park

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DeeDee Moore
Laurie Vogler King
Learn more about the epic journey of Lewis and Clark at Clark’s Hill/Norton State Historic State.
On this day in 1980, Jefferson Landing State Historic Site became a part of the state park system. #ShowMeYourStateParks
On this day in 1980 Jefferson Landing State Historic Site became a

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#FlashbackFriday – The crowd at the dedication of Pershing Boyhood Home State Historic Site on September 13, 1960. #ShowMeYourStatePark
FlashbackFriday The crowd at the dedication of Pershing Boyhood Home State Historic
See some of the highlights of our centennial celebrations on #flickr. [ Bit.ly Link ]. Thanks to all who celebrated this exciting milestone with us!
See some of the highlights of our centennial celebrations on flickr Thanks

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Did you know nature has a distinctive spring alarm clock? During this time of year, just before dawn, trek into or near a wooded area. You will hear the serenade of the exceptionally colorful wild turkey.

Male turkeys are often called “gobblers” because of their easily identifiable call. They gobble for three basic reasons. The first is distress, which can be brought on by something as...
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Here's a behind the scenes look at how the centennial time capsule was placed at the plaza at Bennett Spring State Park. On your next visit, check out the finished product in front of the park store.
Have you ever wanted to try kayaking but didn't know where to begin? You're in luck! Missouri State Parks is offering to teach you how to paddle and have a safe enjoyable time on the water.

For six Saturdays this summer, staff will be offering free kayaking instruction at select Missouri state parks. We'll supply the equipment and the expertise. You supply the enthusiasm and an eagerness to...
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Zaelin Swann
Amber Maynard
On this day in 1979, Robertsville State Park became a part of the state park system. #ShowMeYourStateParks
On this day in 1979 Robertsville State Park became a part of

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Kay Johnson
Learn more about Elephant Rocks State Park and the giant, elephant-shaped granite boulders that give the park its name.
Dan Latch
John Norris
Pam Coleman Chesney