PUBLIC OPINION WANTED ON FUTURE PLANS FOR LAKE MANAWA STATE PARK

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is asking for public feedback on a newly developed long-term plan to improve recreational opportunities and amenities at Lake Manawa Park.

The Lake Manawa State Park recreation plan will be posted at www.iowadnr.gov/parkplans

The DNR will be hosting a public meeting on May 7, 2015 at 6:30 PM at the Western Historic Trail Center located at 3434 Richard Downing Ave, Council Bluffs, IA 51501.

Additionally, the public can comment through April 30, 2015 via a link to an on-line feedback form contained in the recreation plan.

The Lake Manawa State Park plan is part of an overall effort by the Iowa DNR to develop comprehensive plans for the state park system, which will celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2020. Other parks will have public feedback opportunities during the next several months.