Active Advisories

Jan 23, 2015 until further notice

Big Sugar Creek Day Use Areas are closed until further notice for construction and repairs.

Jan 8, 2015 until further notice

Portion of Coyote Trail are under construction and temporarily closed.  While hikers can still use part of the trail, they will only be able to hike in and back out on the same section.

Dec 30, 2014 until further notice

Equestrian users on McAdoo Trail should exercise caution due to construction work occurring along the trail.

Dec 30, 2014 - Jan 31, 2015

Caution is advised when on Paved Bicycle Trail through January 2015.  Repair work will be done during this time which may cause temporary detours along the trail.

Dec 29, 2014 until further notice

While pets are allowed in most outdoor areas of the park, they are not allowed on the trail to the shut-Ins.  When in allowed areas, pets and their owners must comply with standard rules.

Dec 29, 2014 until further notice

Food and disposable containers are not allowed on the trail to the shut-ins. This includes disposable drink containers. Please plan ahead to have a non-disposable, drinking water container with you for your trip.

Dec 19, 2014 - Jan 30, 2015

Coyote Campground is closed through January 2015 to allow for installation of a culvert tube.  Badger and Puma campgrounds remain open.

Dec 18, 2014 - Feb 28, 2015

Lake Trail at the Outpost cabins is closed due to the renovation work taking place at the cabins.  The trail will reopen March 1, 2015.

Dec 18, 2014 until further notice

Lincoln Hills Rd. is temporarily closed at various times during the winter months due to inclement weather and icy road conditions. During these times of road closure, the main campground can ...

Dec 8, 2014 until further notice

The boat ramp on Lake Boutin is temporarily closed to allow for repairs. The boat ramp on the Mississippi River remains open for use.

Dec 1, 2014 until further notice

Rough areas, minor debris and downed trees can occur at any time on any section of the trail due to weather variations. Staff and equipment could be encountered on the ...

Nov 10, 2014 until further notice

Beginning in fall 2014 and going through spring 2015, there will be periodic construction work occurring in the campground. Two new showerhouses will be installed and ...

Nov 7, 2014 until further notice

Trail users should exercise caution near MM 232.9 (Green Ridge) through January 2015.  Electrical transmission line installation work is being done on both sides of the trail during this time.

Nov 3, 2014 - May 31, 2015

Because of freeze-thaw cycles and extended wet conditions historically experienced during this time period, the equestrian trail in Gans Creek Wild Area is closed through May 31, 2015. ...

Oct 31, 2014 - Mar 31, 2015

All modern restrooms at trailheads with this amenity have been winterized and closed for the season. Portable toilets will be placed at several of these trailheads ....