Active Advisories

Mar 20, 2018 - Mar 22, 2018

The campground will remain closed through Wed., March 21 and will open for camping on Thurs., March 22. 

Mar 14, 2018 until further notice

The water system is temporarily shut off for repair. During this closure, campers can access water at the visitor center.

Mar 12, 2018 until further notice

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

Mar 12, 2018 - Mar 22, 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 March 22. 

Mar 6, 2018 until further notice

Electricity will be unavailable in Bobcat Run Campground until further notice due to a maintenance. 

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 to area flooding.

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

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.