Active Advisories

Jul 22, 2016 until further notice

Trail users are advised to exercise caution on McAdoo Trail as there are downed trees in several areas. Clean up will be completed as soon as possible.

Jul 18, 2016 - Aug 8, 2016

The Missouri Department of Transportation will be closing Hwy DD west of SE 691 Road beginning Monday, July 18, in order to make improvements to the road system.

If traveling east on Hwy DD toward the park,  visitors should watch for detour signs to route you to other roadways, such as Hwy 13 and/or Hwy 50.

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 .....