Active Advisories

Sep 11, 2018 - Sep 30, 2018

The park roads will be temporarily closed to vehicular traffic from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for the Coors Lite/Trail of Tears annual triathlon for the safety of the athletes. Campers departing on Sept. 30 will need to exit the park before 10 a.m. or after 1 p.m.

Jul 23, 2018 until further notice

The playground in the Lake Boutin Day-Use Area is temporarily closed for repairs.

All other areas of the park remain open under normal on-season operations.

Jun 3, 2018 until further notice

Portions of Peewah Trail are blocked by downed trees from recent severe storms.

The remainder of the park is open under normal on-season operations. 

Jun 30, 2017 until further notice

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

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 .....