State park celebrating one-year anniversary

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Echo Bluff State Park will celebrate its one-year anniversary Saturday with a number of activities, including a bluegrass concert. The public is invited to the free anniversary party, which is scheduled from 5 to 8 p.m. at the park.

Games and a birthday cake will be offered from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Lost Mine Shelter. This will be followed by a concert by the Baker Family, a local bluegrass band, at 8 p.m. in the amphitheater.  

Echo Bluff State Park is located 86 miles southeast of Fort Leonard Wood near Eminence, Missouri. For more information about the event, call the park at 573.751.1224. For more information on state parks and historic sites, visit