Active Advisories

Apr 20, 2018 - Nov 30, 2018

The frost-free water spigot in the campground will be turned off during the month of November. This shut-off is necessary to allow work on the new water system being installed.

The campground will remain open, however, campers will need to plan accordingly and bring along any needed water for their stay.

Apr 19, 2018 - May 9, 2018

The campground will be closed May 8 and 9 to to allow for replacement of culverts in the park entrance road.

Apr 18, 2018 until further notice

A burn ban is in place until further notice. No open fires are allowed during this time, including tiki torches.

Apr 16, 2018 - May 4, 2018

Scheduled group tours have occupied all available tour slots the afternoon of Fri., May 4, 2018 and walk-in tours will not be available. Visitors planning to visit that afternoon for a tour should plan accordingly. 

Apr 4, 2018 - Sep 30, 2018

The swimming beach at Finger Lakes State park is closed for the 2018 season to allow for dam renovations.

Apr 1, 2018 - Oct 31, 2018

Rough areas, minor debris and downed trees can occur at any time on any section of the trail due to weather variations.  Staff and equipment could be encountered on the trail as clean up or repairs are completed.  All users should be alert to these possible conditions when on the trail and should never go around fenced off closures.

Area flooding also can affect the trail.  For information about Missouri River levels and how they may impact the Katy Trail, visit the Potential Flood Locations page.

Mar 12, 2018 until further notice

The boat launch at Pa He Tsi is temporarily closed due to low lake levels.

Mar 1, 2018 until further notice

Visitors to the historic site should be cautious of construction work until further notice. While the bridge will always be viewable from the site's parking lot and informational kiosk, there may be times when the bridge will be inaccessible. Visitors should use caution and follow directions of signage and construction staff on site. 

Feb 27, 2018 until further notice

Visitors should be cautious of construction and landscaping work as work continues around the showerhouse facilities in Campground 1. 

Feb 26, 2018 until further notice

Due to the Capitol Construction Project beginning Friday, March 2, 2018, visitors to the Missouri State Museum should be aware of the following changes to building access:

Feb 24, 2018 until further notice

The south gate to the park is temporarily closed due culvert repair. Visitors may use the north entrance to access the park. 

Feb 15, 2018 - Jan 1, 2019

Portions of White River Valley Trail will be closed during the dates below to allow for hunting seasons on Corps of Engineers property.

April 7, 2018 & April 8, 2018
April 16, 2018 through May 6, 2018
October 1, 2018 through October 31, 2018
November 10, 2018 through December 2, 2018
December 22, 2018 through January 1, 2019

Closed sections:  Trailhead 2; Trailhead 3; on the Blue Loop at White Connector 3; Trophy Run Road

Feb 13, 2018 - Jun 10, 2018

The ORV riding area will be closed from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 10, 2018. The Leadbelt National Enduro will be held during that time.

Jan 29, 2018 - Aug 12, 2018

Due to a special event, the Petroglyph site will be closed beginning at 6 p.m. Aug. 11, 2018 through 10 a.m., Aug. 12, 2018. 

Jan 26, 2018 - Sep 9, 2018

The picnic area and boat launch area will be closed Sept. 7 – 9, 2017, for the annual Outdoor Days of the Ozarks event. Set up will begin on the 7th with the event open to the public on the 8th and 9th