Active Advisories

Jul 2, 2015 - Sep 30, 2015

The current status of all designated swimming beaches in Missouri State Parks can be found on the Beach Status page.

Jul 2, 2015 until further notice

Passover, Carnes Bottom and  Swinging Bridges primitive camping areas are temporarily closed due to rising lake levels.

Pin Oak Hollow has reopened. McCubbins Point remains open, however, its entrance road may become impassable if more rainfall is received.

Jul 1, 2015 until further notice

Ozark Caverns is temporarily closed due to flooding.

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 .....