Missouri state parks waive fees for flood victims

Missouri stae parks are waiving all camping fees for those displaced by the recent floods that have swept through the Deep South and Midwest, dislocating thousands of people.

The offer is good at the Trail of Tears State Park near Jackson, Missouri and Lake Wappapello State Park and will last for 30 days.

This is a laudable gesture and I hope other state parks in affected areas enact similar policies.

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3 Comments

  1. Posted May 16, 2011 at 9:30 pm | Permalink

    Gee thanks Sport…Afterall…it was the government that opened the gates that flooded my house…let the Feds spring for a 4 star hotel for me for a few month until they’re done building my new house….

  2. Posted May 17, 2011 at 11:05 pm | Permalink

    I wonder if some of the victims of the flooding were maybe unaware of building their homes in flood areas. I know alot of the camps/homes in my area are being affected also most here have insurance/flood insurance.

  3. Posted May 20, 2011 at 5:49 pm | Permalink

    For OVER the last week the News Media have Stated that many of the victims where in areas that was NOT to flood only once in a hundred years With RECORD HIGH Flood Waters SO to ask if they may be not aware is SHOWING to ME that You are NOT aware !