Active Advisories

Feb 26, 2015 - Jan 3, 2016

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

Feb 24, 2015 - May 17, 2015

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.

Feb 17, 2015 until further notice

The north entrance and Hill and Overlook roads are temporarily closed due to hazardous conditions from winter weather.

Feb 17, 2015 until further notice

The following areas are temporarily closed due to hazardous conditions from winter weather:

  • Allison Point Road
  • Allison Point Day-Use Area
  • Marina Road

All other areas of the park are open under normal off-season hours. Caution is advised on roads.


Feb 17, 2015 until further notice

Due to the low water level in the lake, the Pittsburg Marina boat ramp is temporarily closed.

Feb 10, 2015 until further notice

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.

Jan 29, 2015 - Mar 20, 2015

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.

Jan 26, 2015 until further notice

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.

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

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.

Dec 30, 2014 until further notice

Caution is advised when on the south end of Paved Bicycle Trail through March 2015.  Repair work is being done which may cause temporary detours along that portion of 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 - Mar 31, 2015

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