Active Advisories

Mar 23, 2015 - Mar 28, 2015

Pin Oak Primitive Campground and its boat ramp are closed from 8 a.m. on March 25 through 3 p.m. on March 28.

Mar 17, 2015 - Mar 30, 2015

Due to wet conditions, Four Winds Trail is partially closed to equestrian and bicycle use until March 31.  The affected section is from the equestrian trailhead at Hwy. 134 northeast one mile to the junction of the North and South loops. The trail remains open for hiking.

**UPDATE** - The entirety of Four Winds Trail is closed March 26 due to unstable conditions from heavy rainfall. The trail will be reevaluated March 27 to see if portions can be reopened.

Mar 13, 2015 until further notice

The boat ramp at Public Beach #1 is temporarily closed due to low lake level.  All other park boat ramps remain open.

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 .....