2024 Public Meetings

at Missouri State Parks

As part of an ongoing effort by Missouri State Parks to allow citizen input regarding the facilities and services offered in state parks and historic sites, public meetings will be held throughout 2024. Park representatives will provide information on future plans for the facility and answer questions. Visitors are invited to share feedback and suggestions about park services and operations.

See the schedule below for information on a public meeting at a state park or historic site near you. Public meetings scheduled as videos will have links posted when they are available for viewing.

Park/Historic Site
Meeting
Date/Time
Meeting
Type/Location
Resources
Arrow Rock State Historic Site, Arrow Rock Jun 1-30 Video Button  
Dr. Edmund A. Babler Memorial State Park, Wildwood Oct 1-30 Video  
Sam A. Baker State Park, Patterson Sat, Aug 17
10 a.m.
Town hall –
Shelter #1

 

Battle of Athens State Historic Site, Revere Sat, Sep 21
1 p.m.
Town hall –
Enclosed Kitchen Shelter

 

Battle of Carthage State Historic Site, Carthage Jul 1-30 Video Button  
Battle of Island Mound State Historic Site, Butler Sep 1-30 Video  
Battle of Lexington State Historic Site, Lexington Sep 1-30 Video  
Battle of Pilot Knob State Historic Site, Pilot Knob Sat, Oct 19
6 p.m.
Town hall –
Large Shelter

 

Bennett Spring State Park, Lebanon Fri, Jun 28
6 p.m.
Town hall –
nature center

 

Thomas Hart Benton Home and Studio State Historic Site, Kansas City Sat, Apr 13
2 p.m.
Open house –
visitor center/office

Meeting Summary

Site Accomplishments/Happenings and Potential Upcoming Projects

Survey (Blank)

Survey with Visitor Feedback

Big Lake State Park, Craig Wed, Sep 11
6 p.m.
Town hall –
picnic shelter

 

Big Oak Tree State Park, East Prairie Oct 1-30 Video  
Big Sugar Creek State Park, Pineville Thu, Jun 6
6-7 p.m.
Town hall –
Riverview Room of Emory Melton Inn at Roaring River State Park
 
Bollinger Mill State Historic Site, Burfordville Sat, Oct 12
Noon to 1 p.m.
Open house –
day-use area (south of mill)
 
Nathan and Olive Boone Homestead State Historic Site, Ash Grove Jul 1-30 Video Button  
Boone's Lick State Historic Site, Boonesboro Jun 1-30 Video Button  
Bothwell Lodge State Historic Site, Sedalia Oct 1-30 Video  
Bryant Creek State Park, Ava Thu, Aug 15
6-7 p.m.
Town hall –
North Day-Use Area

 

Castlewood State Park, Ballwin Wed, Sep 25
6 p.m.
Town hall –
Shelter #2

 

Clark's Hill/Norton State Historic Site, Osage City Jul 1-30 Video Button  
Confederate Memorial State Historic Site, Higginsville Sep 1-30 Video  
Edward "Ted" and Pat Jones-Confluence Point State Park, West Alton Sat, Aug 10
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Open house –
first Capitol, interpretive center and sidewalk at First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site

 

Crowder State Park, Trenton Sat, Jun 1
11 a.m. to noon
Open house –
amphitheater
 
Cuivre River State Park, Troy Oct 1-30 Video  
Current River State Park, Salem Sat, May 4
1-4 p.m.
Open house –
public meeting booth behind Betty Lea Lodge at Echo Bluff State Park
 
Deutschheim State Historic Site, Hermann Fri, Oct 4
5-6 p.m.
Open house –
Strehly House winery
 
Dillard Mill State Historic Site, Davisville Sat, Sep 14
1 p.m.
Open house –
mill

 

Gov. Daniel Dunklin's Grave State Historic Site, Herculaneum Sep 1-30 Video  
Echo Bluff State Park, Eminence Sat, May 4
1-4 p.m.
Open house –
public meeting booth behind Betty Lea Lodge
Elephant Rocks State Park, Belleview Sat, Oct 19
6 p.m.
Town hall –
Large Shelter at Battle of Pilot Knob State Historic Site

 

Eleven Point State Park, Couch Mon, Apr 8
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Open house –
ranch house area
 
Finger Lakes State Park, Columbia Sat, Sep 14
12:30-1:30 p.m.
Open house –
beach parking lot
 
First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site, St. Charles Sat, Aug 10
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Open house – first Capitol, interpretive center and sidewalk

 

Graham Cave State Park, Danville Oct 1-31 Video

 

Grand Gulf State Park, Thayer Oct 1-30 Video  
Ha Ha Tonka State Park, Camdenton Aug 1-30 Video  
Hawn State Park, Ste. Genevieve Sep 1-30 Video  
Hunter-Dawson State Historic Site, New Madrid Aug 1-30 Video  
Iliniwek Village State Historic Site, Alexandria Sat, Sep 21
5 p.m.
Town hall –
Shelter 2 at Wakonda State Park

 

Jewell Cemetery State Historic Site, Columbia Sat, Jun 29
10-11 a.m.
Open house –
Devil's Icebox parking lot at Rock Bridge Memorial State Park
 
Johnson's Shut-Ins State Park, Middle Brook Aug 1-30 Video  
Scott Joplin House State Historic Site, St. Louis Sat, Sep 21
1-4 p.m.
Open house –
The Rosebud
 
Katy Trail State Park – Eastern Section, Machens to Matson Sat, Aug 10
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Open house –
first Capitol, interpretive center and sidewalk at First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site

 

Katy Trail State Park – Mid-Eastern Section, Matson to Mokane Sun, Aug 11
1-2:30 p.m.
Open house –
Treloar Trailhead at Katy Trail State Park

 

Katy Trail State Park – Midwestern Section, Mokane to Pilot Grove Sat, Jun 29
10-11 a.m.
Open house –
Devil's Icebox parking lot at Rock Bridge Memorial State Park
 
Katy Trail State Park – Western Section, Pilot Grove to Clinton Aug 1-30 Video  
Knob Noster State Park, Knob Noster Fri, Sep 13
6 p.m.
Town hall –
Clearfork Shelter
 
Lake of the Ozarks State Park, Kaiser Oct 1-30 Video  
Lake Wappapello State Park, Williamsville Sat, Oct 5
10 a.m.
Town hall –
Shelter #2

 

Lewis and Clark State Park, Rushville Sat, Jul 6
10 a.m. to noon
Open house –
Lewis and Clark Interpretive Plaza

 

Locust Creek Covered Bridge State Historic Site, Meadville Sep 1-30 Video

 

Long Branch State Park, Macon Aug 1-30 Video  
Mastodon State Historic Site, Imperial Sep 1-30 Video  
Meramec State Park, Sullivan Sat, May 18
11:30 a.m.
Open house –
playground

Agenda – Playground Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

Summary – Ribbon Cutting and Meeting

Missouri Mines State Historic Site, Park Hills Sat, Aug 3
5 p.m.
Town hall –
Powerhouse Museum
 
Missouri State Museum/Jefferson Landing State Historic Site, Jefferson City Aug 1-30 Video

 

Montauk State Park, Salem Wed, Sep 25
5 p.m.
Town hall –
amphitheater

 

Morris State Park, Campbell Sat, Oct 5
10 a.m.
Town hall –
Shelter #2 at Lake Wappapello State Park
 
Onondaga Cave State Park, Leasburg Sep 1-30 Video  
Osage Village State Historic Site, Walker Oct 1-30 Video  
Gen. John J. Pershing Boyhood Home State Historic Site, Laclede Wed, Sep 25
6 p.m.
Town hall –
Pershing Memorial Museum and Leadership Archives
Pershing State Park, Laclede Sep 1-30 Video  
Pomme de Terre State Park, Pittsburg Oct 1-30 Video  
Prairie State Park, Mindenmines Sep 1-30 Video  
Roger Pryor Pioneer Backcountry, Eminence Sat, May 4
1-4 p.m.
Open house –
public meeting booth behind Betty Lea Lodge at Echo Bluff State Park
 
Roaring River State Park, Cassville Thu, Jun 6
6-7 p.m.
Town hall –
Riverview Room of Emory Melton Inn
 
Robertsville State Park, Robertsville Sep 1-30 Video  
Don Robinson State Park, Cedar Hill Sep 1-30 Video  
Rock Bridge Memorial State Park, Columbia Sat, Jun 29
10-11 a.m.
Open house –
Devil's Icebox parking lot
 
Rock Island Trail State Park TBD Video  
Route 66 State Park, Eureka Sep 1-30 Video  
St. Francois State Park, Bonne Terre Sat, Sep 7
6 p.m.
Town hall –
amphitheater

 

St. Joe State Park, Park Hills Aug 1-30 Video  
Sandy Creek Covered Bridge State Historic Site, Hillsboro Sep 1-30 Video  
Sappington African American Cemetery State Historic Site, Arrow Rock Jun 1-30 Video Button  
Sappington Cemetery State Historic Site, Arrow Rock Jun 1-30 Video Button  
Shepherd of the Hills State Park, Branson Thu, Oct 17
5:30-6:30 p.m.
Town hall –
barn
 
Stockton State Park, Dadeville Aug 1-30 Video  
Table Rock State Park, Branson Oct 1-30 Video  
Taum Sauk Mountain State Park, Ironton Aug 1-30 Video  
Thousand Hills State Park, Kirksville Jun 1-30 Video Button  
Towosahgy State Historic Site, East Prairie Aug 1-30 Video  
Trail of Tears State Park, Jackson Oct 1-30 Video  
Harry S Truman Birthplace State Historic Site, Lamar May 1-30 Video Button  
Harry S Truman State Park, Warsaw Sep 1-30 Video  
Mark Twain State Park and Mark Twain Birthplace State Historic Site, Florida Sat, Jun 22
7-8 p.m.
Open house –
amphitheater at Mark Twain State Park

 

Union Covered Bridge State Historic Site, Paris Sat, Jun 22
7-8 p.m.
Open house –
amphitheater at Mark Twain State Park

 

Felix Vallé House State Historic Site, Ste. Genevieve Sep 1-30 Video  
Annie and Abel Van Meter State Park, Miami Jul 1-30 Video Button  
Wakonda State Park, La Grange Sat, Sep 21
5 p.m.
Town hall –
Shelter 2

 

Wallace State Park, Cameron Oct 1-30 Video  
Washington State Park, De Soto Oct 1-30 Video  
Watkins Mill State Park and Watkins Woolen Mill State Historic Site, Lawson Aug 1-30 Video  
Weston Bend State Park, Weston Jul 1-30 Video Button