While parks and historic sites are open for day-use, capacity will be monitored closely in order to prevent overcrowding. If nearing capacity, parking lots may close temporarily. Missouri State Parks has implemented a number of measures designed to maintain required social distancing and protect visitors, volunteers and staff. The latest information from Missouri State Parks on COVID-19 can be found here. A full list of temporary closures can be found here.
Reflect on the greatness of the Mississippi River and the legacy of public schools that Gov. Daniel Dunklin left Missouri at Gov. Daniel Dunklin’s Grave State Historic Site. Perched on a bluff above the river at Herculaneum, the grave of Missouri’s fifth governor provides a quiet place to reflect on Missouri, then and now.