Active Advisories

Feb 16, 2018 - Feb 21, 2018

While the historic site is typically closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays during the off-season, use of heavy equipment to remove a large tree in front of the site is forcing the shut down of Belleview Avenue. All visitors are encouraged to avoid the area between Tues., Feb. 20 and Wed., Feb 21.

It is anticipated that the historic site will open to visitor on Wed., Feb. 22 per normal, off-season operations. 

Feb 16, 2018 - Feb 25, 2018

Due to maintenance at MM 124.7 Bridge northeast of Mokane, trail users will need to detour when traveling north of Mokane Trailhead. Trail users are encouraged to exercise caution when using roadways.

From south to north, visitors will travel south of Mokane Trailhead from the Katy Trail along Fulton Avenue (Highway C) to River Street, to N. Collier (County Road 455) to the Katy Trail. 

From north to south, visitor will travel from the Katy Trail along N. Collier (County Road 455) to River Street, to Fulton Avenue (Highway C) to the Katy Trail. 

Feb 15, 2018 - Mar 15, 2018

Due to construction work on the campground road, the campground will be closed until Fri., March 16. 

All other portions of Crowder State Park will remain open under normal off-season operations.

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 14, 2018 - Feb 20, 2018

Due to the wet conditions, Opossum Hollow Trail is temporarily closed to bicyclists, and McAdoo Trail temporarily closed to equestrian users.

All trails are opened to hikers. Please be careful of debris, wet, or muddy areas of the trails. We anticipate reopening the trails for normal use which includes equestrian and bicycling on Feb. 20.

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.

Feb 11, 2018 until further notice

The historic site is temporarily closed due to hazardous conditions from winter weather.

Feb 9, 2018 - Mar 15, 2018

Certain areas of the park will be closed to the public on Feb. 14 through Mar. 15 for special wildlife surveys. Closed areas will be signed during the survey periods, typically occurring Monday through Thursday.

Areas affected are:
-- the entirety of Wilderness Trail

Anyone planning to backpack Wilderness Trail should avoid these dates. Firearms may be used in the closed areas, so visitors in the remainder of the park may hear this activity.

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

Jan 4, 2018 until further notice

The Wilderness Trail is under an open burn ban until further notice. The open fire ban includes prohibiting campfires and other open fires (i.e. tiki torches, citronella candles, etc.). Contained camp stoves such as gas and cook top stoves are allowed under the open fire ban.

Jan 3, 2018 - May 18, 2018

Due to the anticipated replacement of the restroom facility, regular restroom amenities for campgrounds 2 and 3 may not be available between April 1 through May 18, 2018.

Restrooms are available in campgrounds 4 and 5 during this time.

Dec 29, 2017 until further notice

Due to construction work, Eagle's Nest Trail is temporarily closed until further notice.

Dec 26, 2017 until further notice

Lincoln Hills Road is temporarily closed at various times during the winter months due to inclement weather and icy road conditions.  During these times of road closure, the main campground can be accessed from Walker Road.   Cheatham Road will also be closed during these times.  The boat launch area is also closed.   The visitor center is open during the week and closed on the weekends.

All other areas of the park would remain open under normal off-season operations, unless otherwise noted.

Nov 30, 2017 until further notice

The west side of the second floor is temporarily removed from the regular mill tour, to allow for renovation work.  Tours will include the east side of the second floor, the third floor and the fourth floor. Visitors continue to have access to the first floor of the mill.