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Contact: Dena Matteson, 573-323-4814
VAN BUREN, MO: Ozark National Scenic Riverways will partner with Missouri State Parks to host “Outdoor Adventure Demonstration Day” at Current River State Park from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 15. Visit with local outfitters, vendors, and agencies to discover activities available in the local area. Try out a kayak or test drive a mountain bike. Learn about local trails. Qualified instructors will be on hand to help you find the right activity and equipment for your summer adventures.
Authorized canoe and kayak concessioners will be invited to the event to provide you with details on services available on the Current, Jacks Fork, and Eleven Point Rivers. National Park Service Rangers and Missouri State Park Naturalists will give presentations on a variety of topics throughout the day. Kick off your summer adventures by participating in this fun-filled and informative event.
Food vendors will be available on-site, so you can plan to spend the day. Parking at Current River State Park is limited, but a shuttle bus will be available from Echo Bluff State Park. For more information, call 573-323-8093 or 573-751-1224.
Ozark National Scenic Riverways preserves the free-flowing Current and Jacks Fork Rivers, the surrounding resources, and the unique cultural heritage of the Ozark people. For more park information, visit the park’s Facebook page or website at www.nps.gov/ozar, or phone (573)323-4236.