Active Advisories

Nov 1, 2017 - Mar 31, 2018

Rough areas, minor debris and downed trees can occur at any time on any section of the trail due to weather variations.  Staff and equipment could be encountered on the trail as clean up or repairs are completed. During winter months, snow and ice are not removed from the trail or trailheads so extra caution may be needed. All users should be alert to these possible conditions when on the trail and should never go around fenced off closures.

Nov 1, 2017 - Mar 31, 2018

Several of the modern restrooms at trailheads with this amenity have been winterized and closed for the season. It is anticipated those will reopen April 1, 2018. All vault toilets will remain open over winter. Additionally, portable toilets have been placed at several of the winterized trailheads as a convenience to trail users.

Below is a list of trailheads with restrooms that remain open, and a list of trailheads with restrooms that are closed.


Sep 8, 2017 until further notice

The following areas are currently affected by flood or storm damage and not...

Aug 29, 2017 until further notice

Trail users are advised to exercise caution between MM 262.9 (Pleasant Hill) and MM 250 (west of Medford) due to washouts and rough trail surface.

Jun 30, 2017 until further notice

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

Jun 27, 2017 until further notice

Trail users should be cautious of construction equipment on the Rock Island Spur from MM 216.5 to 235.6. 

Nov 14, 2016 until further notice

Due to closure of the trail from Griessen Road to Boonville Street in Sedalia, trail users will need to use the road route found here to connect from Griessen Road to the Sedalia Depot.