A new forest management plan will enable Missouri's campers and hikers to know which state forests specialize in their favorite activities. Beejal Patel has the story from Jefferson City.
Public interest has prompted the Conservation Department to develop a new plan to organize forest land into wildlife, timber cutting, and recreational areas.
Visitors will now know where to find horseback riding, camping and mountain biking trails.
Forestry chief Marvin Brown says public interest has influenced adding recreational activities to forests.
Brown says the Conservation Department continues to develop recreational activities each year.