Active Advisories

For temporary closures related to weather, stewardship activities and maintenance, as well as temporary trail closures, click here to visit our Park and Site Status Map. To check beach status, click here.

Jun 12, 2024 until further notice

The swimming pool and concession stand are temporarily closed.

Apr 25, 2024 until further notice

In an effort to deter the black vulture population at Roaring River State Park, park staff are using a pyrotechnic device between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m., daily. Park visitors may hear ...

Apr 23, 2024 - Jan 7, 2025

Portions of the White River Valley Trail System will be closed during the dates below to allow for ...

Mar 1, 2024 - Oct 31, 2024

Taking some simple precautions can help keep ticks off your body during your next outdoor adventure!

Jul 25, 2023 until further notice

Due to prolonged drought conditions, the lake at Lewis and Clark State Park is currently dry. There are no ...

Apr 4, 2019 until further notice

Do not eat largemouth or smallmouth bass 12 inches or larger in size, due to...

Dec 29, 2014 until further notice

While pets are allowed in most outdoor areas of the park, they are not allowed on the trail to the shut-ins. Owners and their pets may access the river at the North Day-Use and South Day-Use locations. When in allowed areas, pets and their owners must comply with standard rules.

Do not leave pets unattended or in vehicles. 

Dec 29, 2014 until further notice

Food and disposable containers are not allowed on the trail to the shut-ins. This includes disposable drink containers. Please plan ahead to have a non-disposable drinking water container with you for your trip.

Feb 27, 2011 until further notice

The old Route 66 bridge that goes through the park has been permanently closed. Click here for more information. Note: With the closing of the Old Route 66 Bridge, there are ...

Feb 25, 2011 until further notice

St. Joe State Park's location in the old "Lead Belt" and the associated mine tailings used for off-road vehicle riding represent a unique management challenge. The Department ...