Active Advisories

Jan 21, 2020 - Feb 8, 2020

All trails in Johnson’s Shut-Ins and Taum Sauk Mountain state parks will be closed...

Jan 18, 2020 until further notice

All access points to the East Fork of the Black River are...

Jan 6, 2020 - Feb 29, 2020

During January and February, visitors may experience...

Dec 31, 2019 until further notice

Moving firewood throughout the state of Missouri can unintentionally put our trees, and the woodlands and forests they create, at risk...

Nov 1, 2019 until further notice

All visitors should exercise caution on bodies of water during the winter months...

Jun 30, 2017 until further notice

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

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 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. ...