Active Advisories

Jul 2, 2015 - Sep 30, 2015

The current status of all designated swimming beaches in Missouri State Parks can be found on the Beach Status page.

Jun 29, 2015 until further notice

Lincoln Hills Drive is temporarily closed between the visitor center and the campground entrance due to a collapsing section of road just before the boat ramp entrance. It is unknown at this time when repairs will be made to the roadway due to the extensive damage. The main campground is still accessible through the back entrance via Walker Road. 

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. ...

Jan 28, 2013 until further notice

Missouri’s forests are being threatened and you can help protect them. The emerald ash borer (EAB), an exotic beetle that has killed millions of ash trees in the northern, central and eastern United States, has been found in Missouri. The spread of EAB and other destructive forest pests has been .....