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July 2023 Newsletter

Featured Park 

Rock Bridge Memorial State Park

Rock Bridge Memorial State Park formally entered the Missouri State Park system in February of 1967 and contains a wide diversity of natural and cultural resources to explore. The Gans Creek Wild Area within Rock Bridge Memorial State Park is a resource of statewide significance and unusual value for the citizens of Missouri. The area features Gans Creek, flowing between high bluffs and nurturing rare plants. The creek is one of forty-four Outstanding State Resource Waters, with significant aesthetic, recreational, or scientific value, that have been designated outstanding by the Missouri Clean Water Commission. 


Rock Bridge Memorial State Park-Canton Estates Development (CED) 2021

Info FoRB Response to Proposal  Proposed Development Map  



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