Active Advisories

Nov 21, 2014 - Dec 14, 2014

The parks listed below will be closed to regular visitors on Dec. 13 and 14 while managed deer hunts are conducted. Their campgrounds will be closed Dec. 12, 13 and 14.  *If you are a selected hunter for one of the managed hunts, you will need to contact the respective park directly to obtain information for your overnight stay. Click here to read the news release.

Oct 27, 2014 until further notice

The section of Paved Bicycle Path from the campground to the Guy Park Trailhead is closed to bicycles (and all other wheeled devices) until further notice. Hiking is allowed.  This restriction is in place due to deteriorating conditions of the trail surface and leaf debris.

Jul 25, 2013 until further notice

Visitors can expect delays due to construction on the new Missouri River bridge on Hwy. 40/61 and on Hwy. 109 near the Hwy. 100 overpass.  Overpass closures and lane restrictions may slow down traffic.

Apr 15, 2013 until further notice

White-nose syndrome, a fungus that is fatal to bats but does not affect humans, is found throughout the eastern United States and Canada. ...

Jan 28, 2013 until further notice
Missouri’s forests are being threatened and you can help protect them. The emerald ash borer (EAB), an exotic beetle that has killed millions of ash trees in the northern, central and eastern United States, has been found in Missouri. The spread of EAB and other destructive forest pests has been .....