The park gates are temporarily closed due to hazardous conditions from winter weather.
The campground and day-use area are temporarily closed to vehicular traffic due to hazardous conditions from winter weather.
Hill Road and Overlook Road are temporarily closed due to hazardous conditions from winter weather.
The Hermitage Campground boat ramp is temporarily closed due to high lake level.
Trail users are advised to exercise caution and be alert to heavy equipment on the trail at approximately MM 142 (just east of North Jefferson Trailhead) on Feb. 9, 2016. Ameren Electric will be working on the trail to remove several abandoned telephone poles.
The dump station at Bennett Spring State Park is temporarily closed for repairs.
The playground is temporarily closed for renovation.
A construction project to widen the shoulders of Hwy. 185 will be ongoing through this fall. Park visitors should be extra cautious when approaching the park entrance between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Traffic may be temporarily stopped at times. The section being widened is approximately 2.3 miles between the park entrance and the town of Sullivan.
More specific closure times will be posted below if available:
-- Expect delays Feb. 8 due to the north-bound lane of Hwy. 185 being closed from 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
The ORV riding area will be closed from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016. The Leadbelt National Enduro will be held during that time.
Stinging Nettle Trail and the Park Contact Station are temporarily closed due to recent flooding.
The following areas are temporarily closed due to flooding:
-- pedestrian access through Kircher Park
All three park boat ramps are temporarily closed due to hazardous conditions from winter weather.
The following areas are currently affected by flooding. Trail users should exercise caution in all areas as work crews assess the trail for damage and water over the trail. Also be alert for work crews using heavy equipment while repairs are underway. .....
The following areas are temporarily closed to vehicular traffic:
-- Shelter B day-use area
-- Whistle Bridge
-- the wooden bridge
Portions of Campground 1 have been reopened. These remaining closures are due to damage from recent flooding.
Blue Heron Trail is temporarily closed due to flooding and damage.