Active Advisories

Aug 29, 2014 until further notice

Beginning Sept. 2, park staff will be completing road maintenance in all six campgrounds.  The work will be done each week Monday through Thursday to minimize disruptions to arriving campers....

Jul 10, 2014 until further notice

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources samples water quality at all designated swimming beaches in the state park system on a weekly basis during the recreational season. The samples are analyzed at the Environmental Services Program laboratory in Jefferson City, and results are posted online.  To check the status of a beach, visit

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 .....