News Release 277


Bring your ideas to an informational meeting at Johnson's Shut-Ins State Park Aug. 19



JEFFERSON CITY, MO., AUG. 5, 2011 -- The public is invited to bring their ideas to an informational meeting on Friday, Aug. 19, at Johnson's Shut-Ins State Park near Lesterville. The informational meeting will begin at 5 p.m. at the Black River Center.

Recent accomplishments at the park and future plans will be highlighted during the informational meeting. Visitors are invited to share comments on the park�s services and operations.

This informational meeting is part of an ongoing effort to ensure citizens have input on facilities and services offered in state parks and historic sites.

Johnson's Shut-Ins State Park is located 13 miles south of Pilot Knob on Hwy N. People requiring special services or accommodations to attend the meeting can make arrangements by calling the park directly at 573-546-2450 or the Missouri Department of Natural Resources toll free at 800-334-6946 (voice) or 800-379-2419 (Telecommunications Device for the Deaf). For information about state parks and historic sites, visit