Active Advisories

Jun 20, 2015 until further notice

The following areas are temporarily closed due to high lake levels:

-- lower boat launch/picnic area road
-- campsites 27, 34, 36-43

The high water boat launch by the contact station remains open, however, parking is limited.

Jun 18, 2015 until further notice

The following areas are temporarily closed due to flooding:

-- lower portion of Stinging Nettle Trail
-- lower portion of River Scene Trail from Meramec River access to Kiefer Creek Rd.

Jun 17, 2015 until further notice

Hwy. 94 between Terry Rd. and Schluersburg Rd. in St. Charles Co. will be closed for construction beginning June 29. The trail and Matson Trailhead (MM 60.6) will remain open, however, there will be no vehicle access to the trailhead for the duration of the project. Construction is anticipated to be completed in September.

Jun 17, 2015 until further notice

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

Jun 16, 2015 until further notice

The Wescoat Picnic Shelter is temporarily closed due to area flooding.

Jun 16, 2015 - Jul 14, 2015

Closure of Mississippi River Campground has been extended through at least July 14.  Customers with camping reservations for that campground due to arrive July 1-14 are being contacted to change their stay.  Please check back here for updates are they become available.

Jun 15, 2015 until further notice

The portion of Loutre River Trail between the boat ramp and campground is temporarily closed due to excessively wet and muddy conditions.  This closure is necessary for the safety of park visitors and to maintain the trail’s surface.  The trail will reopen once the adverse conditions improve.

Jun 10, 2015 until further notice

The park is temporarily closed due to flooding.

Jun 8, 2015 until further notice

Some areas of the trail are currently affected by storm damage and flooding. See the table below for more information.

Jun 1, 2015 until further notice

McAdoo Trail users should be cautious of construction activities at the McAdoo Trail trailhead. Trailhead amenities are being added. The trailhead’s restroom is closed during the construction process.

Jun 1, 2015 until further notice

The boat ramp in Hermitage Campground is temporarily closed due to flooding. All other boat ramps in the park remain open for use.

May 1, 2015 - Dec 13, 2015

St. Joe State Park will be closed for a managed deer hunt on Dec. 12-13, 2015.  Camping also will be closed the night of Dec. 11. Camping for participants in the managed deer hunt will be handled on a first-come, first-served basis at the park.

Apr 7, 2015 until further notice

The outer loop of the equestrian trail is temporarily closed from recent storms.

The paved trail is temporarily closed for construction.

All other trails are open.

Apr 1, 2015 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 ...

Mar 2, 2015 until further notice

Parking at the Pike Run Trailhead will be limited through at least late June while a parking lot improvement project gets underway.  The trails will remain open during this time.