Active Advisories

Jul 2, 2015 until further notice

The historic site is temporarily closed due to damage from flash flooding.

Jul 2, 2015 until further notice

The Big River Day-Use Area and the boat ramp are temporarily closed due to flooding.

Jul 2, 2015 until further notice

The Grand Glaize Beach Marina and Public Beach 1 Marina are temporarily closed due to high lake levels.

The Public Beach 1 boat ramp is also closed due to a portion of the courtesy ramp being under water.

Jul 2, 2015 until further notice

A portion of the marina was damaged in overnight storms.  At this time, there is no unauthorized access to docks G and F while conditions are assessed for safety.

Jul 2, 2015 until further notice

The Meramec River Day-Use Area is temporarily closed due to high river levels.

Jul 2, 2015 until further notice

The following areas are affected by overnight storms:

-- Spring Trail is temporarily closed due to flooding and storm debris.
-- River Cave Day-Use Area has several downed trees and a lot of mud coverage. Park users should avoid that area.
-- All trails likely have scattered debris from the storm. Trail users should exercise caution and be alert to these conditions.

Jul 2, 2015 - Sep 30, 2015

The current status of all designated swimming beaches in Missouri State Parks can be found on the Beach Status page.

Jul 1, 2015 until further notice

Due to wet conditions, Opossum Hollow Trail is temporarily closed to bicyclists and McAdoo Trail is temporarily closed to equestrian use. The trails will be re-checked on July 4.

Jul 1, 2015 until further notice

Ozark Caverns is temporarily closed due to flooding.

Jul 1, 2015 until further notice

Coakley Hollow Trail is temporarily closed due to flooding of the road to its trailhead.

Jul 1, 2015 until further notice

Park trails are temporarily closed to equestrian and bicycle use due to muddy conditions. The soonest they may reopen is July 5.

Jul 1, 2015 - Jul 2, 2015

The campground has been evacuated due to flooding.  Waters are receding and park staff anticipate reopening the sites by July 2.

Jul 1, 2015 until further notice

The 400 loop of Hermitage Campground is temporarily closed due to flooding. Campers with reservations arriving July 2-4 are being contacted to change or cancel their stay.

Jun 29, 2015 until further notice

Lincoln Hills Drive is temporarily closed between the visitor center and the campground entrance due to a collapsing section of road just before the boat ramp entrance. It is unknown at this time when repairs will be made to the roadway due to the extensive damage. The main campground is still accessible through the back entrance via Walker Road. 

Jun 26, 2015 until further notice

The boat ramp is temporarily closed due to high river levels.