Active Advisories

May 27, 2016 until further notice

The campground is temporarily closed due to flooding.

Campers already in the park will be assisted by park staff in departing and refunds. Campers with weekend reservations will be contacted by phone regarding their refund.

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.

Dec 26, 2015 until further notice

Bluff View Trail Spur remains closed due to flooding and storm damage. Bluff View Trail can be accessed at its trailhead at the Fireside Store & Grill parking lot.

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 .....