Active Advisories

May 1, 2018 until further notice

The showerhouse and modern restrooms at Viney Creek Recreation Area will be unavailable until further notice.

The structure was heavily damaged by fire and had to be demolished. 

It is unknown at this time when permanent shower and restroom service will be restored.  

In the meantime, a vault toilet is available for public use. 

Feb 27, 2018 until further notice

Visitors should be cautious of construction and landscaping work as work continues around the showerhouse facilities in Campground 1. 

Feb 15, 2018 - Jan 1, 2019

Portions of White River Valley Trail will be closed during the dates below to allow for hunting seasons on Corps of Engineers property.

April 7, 2018 & April 8, 2018
April 16, 2018 through May 6, 2018
October 1, 2018 through October 31, 2018
November 10, 2018 through December 2, 2018
December 22, 2018 through January 1, 2019

Closed sections:  Trailhead 2; Trailhead 3; on the Blue Loop at White Connector 3; Trophy Run Road

Oct 26, 2017 until further notice

The bike crossing at the pond spillway on White Connector 2 of the White River Valley Trail System currently is closed due to erosion. Trail users will need to use the stepping stones to cross the spillway.

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 .....