By Missouri Dept. of Natural Resources
A special Current River cleanup will be held June 17 to help keep the river and Montauk State Park near Salem clean and attractive. Registration will be held from 8 to 9 a.m. at the park’s Dorman L. Steelman Lodge near Salem with cleanup activities from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Cleanup will take place from the start of the Current River at Montauk Spring down to Baptist Camp. At 6:30 p.m., all registered participants will have a barbecue supper at Current River State Park followed by a drawing for prizes.
Missouri State Parks is celebrating 100 years in 2017. Visitors can experience all the park system has to offer with the Centennial Passport. Visit mostateparks.com/passport for more information.
Montauk State Park is located 22 miles southwest of Salem on Hwy. 119 in Dent County. For more information about the event, call the park at 573-548-2225. For more information about the event, call the park at 816-579-5564. For more information on state parks and historic sites, visit mostateparks.com. Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.