Pa He Tsi Road and day-use area are temporarily closed due to hazardous conditions from winter weather.
Portions of White River Valley Trail will be closed during the dates below to allow for hunting seasons on Corps of Engineers property.
April 11-12, 2015
April 20 - May 10, 2015
Oct. 1 - Nov. 1, 2015
Nov. 14-24, 2015
Dec. 19-29, 2015
Jan. 2-3, 2016
Closed sections: Trailhead 2; Trailhead 3; on the Blue Loop at White Connector 3; Trophy Run Road
Open sections: Trailhead 1; Red Loop; White Connector 1; White Connector 2; Blue Loop to White Connector 3; White Connector 3
The ORV riding area will be closed from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. (noon) on Sunday, May 17, 2015. The Leadbelt National Enduro will be held during that time.
The north entrance and Hill and Overlook roads are temporarily closed due to hazardous conditions from winter weather.
The following areas are temporarily closed due to hazardous conditions from winter weather:
- Allison Point Road
- Allison Point Day-Use Area
All other areas of the park are open under normal off-season hours.
Due to the low water level in the lake, the Pittsburg Marina boat ramp is temporarily closed.
The frost-free water spigots in Mississippi River Campground are temporarily turned off as part of a wellhouse improvement project. There is no water available in the campground.
Hidden Springs Trail is closed until approximately March 20 to allow for renovations. Winter weather conditions have prevented completion by the initial estimated date of Feb. 28.
The wooden boardwalk portion of Dell Rim Trail is temporarily closed for construction that will widen this section. Signs are posted to alert trail users as they approach the closed area. There are no detours to get around this closure, which is below the water tower.
Big Sugar Creek Day Use Areas are closed until further notice for construction and repairs.
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.
Guests should be aware of large construction equipment and/or large trucks traveling through the park and within the park's boundaries due to a construction project along SE 150th Road and along portions of the McAdoo Trail. The Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline Company is replacing the existing pipeline that stretches through the southern half of the park.
Caution is advised when on Paved Bicycle Trail through February 2015. Repair work will be done during this time which may cause temporary detours along the trail.
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.
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.