MDC offices, nature centers, and shooting ranges closed for holidays

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reminds people that the state agency's offices, nature center buildings, interpretative center buildings, and staffed shooting ranges will be closed on the following upcoming 2016 holidays:

  • Lincoln Day -- Friday, Feb. 12;
  • Washington's Birthday/Presidents' Day -- Monday, Feb. 15;
  • Truman Day -- Observed Monday, May 9;
  • Memorial Day -- Monday, May 30;
  • Independence Day -- Monday, July 4;
  • Labor Day -- Monday, September 5;
  • Columbus Day -- Monday, October 10;
  • Veterans' Day -- Friday, Nov. 11;
  • Thanksgiving Day -- Thursday, Nov. 24; and
  • Christmas Day -- Observed Monday, Dec. 26.

Trails and other outdoor offerings at MDC nature centers and interpretative centers are still available for public use on most days the facilities are closed. Contact specific MDC nature centers and other facilities for their days and hours of operation. Find information on MDC facilities, offices, and other offerings by region of the state online at