Active Advisories

May 24, 2016 until further notice

The walkway from the parking lot to Locust Creek Covered Bridge is temporarily closed.

May 24, 2016 until further notice

The camping and day-use areas are temporarily closed due to flooding.

May 13, 2016 until further notice

The boat ramp is temporarily closed due to mud on the ramp.

May 13, 2016 until further notice

Beach Access Road and sections of road at Allison Point, Allison Point Day-Use Area and Marina Road are temporarily closed due to flooding. Visitors should use extra caution when in those areas and along backcountry trails.




May 12, 2016 until further notice

The boat ramp is expected to open Saturday, May 21.  Vehicle weight limits will be in effect on the entrance road into the area.

May 2, 2016 until further notice

The open shelter at Buzzard's Roost Picnic Area will be temporarily closed for renovation beginning August 15, 2016 through December 31, 2016.

Apr 15, 2016 until further notice

Please be advised that the westbound Highway 54/63 bridge over the Missouri River is scheduled to be closed from April 29 through - August 29, 2016.  Detour information may be found at the following MODOT link:

Apr 14, 2016 until further notice

A small section of the boardwalk of the Devil's Ice Box Trail that leads to the overlook behind the Rock Bridge is temporarily closed for repair.

Apr 7, 2016 until further notice

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 ...

Apr 1, 2016 until further notice

Due to a major waterline break, the Equestrian Campground and Day-Use Area Shelters 2 and 3 are currently experiencing water issues.  These areas remain open but water is not available.  Water is available to all guests in other areas of the park.  Guests who would like to continue use of these locations should bring water with them or containers that can be filled at other locations in the park. 

Mar 28, 2016 - Jan 3, 2017

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

April 9 - 10, 2016
April 18 - May 8, 2016
Oct. 1 - 31, 2016
Nov. 12 - 27, 2016
Dec. 24, 2016 - Jan. 3, 2017

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

Open sections:  Trailhead 1; Red Loop; White Connector 1; White Connector 2; Blue Loop to White Connector 3; White Connector 3

Mar 11, 2016 until further notice

The restrooms at Shelter B are temporarily closed for repairs.

Feb 26, 2016 until further notice

Park visitors should be alert to shallow water levels at the Pa He Tsi boat ramp.

The far left lane of the Grand Glaize Beach boat launch remains temporarily closed.

All other boat ramps are open under normal operating hours.

Jan 28, 2016 until further notice

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.

Jan 25, 2016 - Sep 18, 2016

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.