Active Advisories

Jun 30, 2017 until further notice

Taking some simple precautions can help keep ticks off your body during your next outdoor adventure!

Nov 16, 2016 until further notice

The following locations have temporary detours in place...

Dec 29, 2014 until further notice

While pets are allowed in most outdoor areas of the park, they are not allowed on the trail to the shut-Ins. When in allowed areas, pets and their owners must comply with standard rules.

Apr 21, 2014 until further notice

Due to the unique and rare diversity of life preserved at Prairie State Park, pets are not...

Apr 15, 2013 until further notice

White-nose syndrome, a fungus that is fatal to bats but does not affect humans, is found throughout the eastern United States and Canada. ...

Feb 27, 2011 until further notice

The old Route 66 bridge that goes through the park has been permanently closed. Click here for more information. Note: With the closing of the Old Route 66 Bridge, there are ...

Feb 25, 2011 until further notice

St. Joe State Park's location in the old "Lead Belt" and the associated mine tailings used for off-road vehicle riding represent a unique management challenge. The Department ...

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