Active Advisories

Feb 26, 2015 - Jan 3, 2016

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

April 11-12, 2015
April 20 - May 10, 2015
Oct. 1 - Nov. 1, 2015
Nov. 14-24, 2015
Dec. 19-29, 2015
Jan. 2-3, 2016

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

Open sections:  Trailhead 1; Red Loop; White Connector 1; White Connector 2; Blue Loop to White Connector 3; White Connector 3

Feb 24, 2015 - May 17, 2015

The ORV riding area will be closed from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. (noon) on Sunday, May 17, 2015. The Leadbelt National Enduro will be held during that time.

Feb 17, 2015 until further notice

Due to the low water level in the lake, the Pittsburg Marina boat ramp is temporarily closed.

Jan 29, 2015 - Mar 20, 2015

Hidden Springs Trail is closed until approximately March 20 to allow for renovations.  Winter weather conditions have prevented completion by the initial estimated date of Feb. 28.

Jan 26, 2015 until further notice

The wooden boardwalk portion of Dell Rim Trail is temporarily closed for construction that will widen this section. Signs are posted to alert trail users as they approach the closed area. There are no detours to get around this closure, which is below the water tower.

Jan 23, 2015 until further notice

Big Sugar Creek Day Use Areas are closed until further notice for construction and repairs.

Jan 8, 2015 until further notice

Portion of Coyote Trail are under construction and temporarily closed.  While hikers can still use part of the trail, they will only be able to hike in and back out on the same section.

Dec 30, 2014 until further notice

Guests should be aware of large construction equipment and/or large trucks traveling through the park and within the park's boundaries due to a construction project along SE 150th Road and along portions of the McAdoo Trail.  The Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline Company is replacing the existing pipeline that stretches through the southern half of the park.

Dec 29, 2014 until further notice

While pets are allowed in most outdoor areas of the park, they are not allowed on the trail to the shut-Ins.  When in allowed areas, pets and their owners must comply with standard rules.

Dec 29, 2014 until further notice

Food and disposable containers are not allowed on the trail to the shut-ins. This includes disposable drink containers. Please plan ahead to have a non-disposable, drinking water container with you for your trip.

Dec 19, 2014 - Mar 31, 2015

Coyote Campground is closed through March 2015 to allow for installation of a culvert tube.  Badger and Puma campgrounds remain open.

Dec 18, 2014 until further notice

Lincoln Hills Rd. is temporarily closed at various times during the winter months due to inclement weather and icy road conditions. During these times of road closure, the main campground can ...

Dec 8, 2014 until further notice

The boat ramp on Lake Boutin is temporarily closed to allow for repairs. The boat ramp on the Mississippi River remains open for use.

Dec 1, 2014 until further notice

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 ...

Nov 10, 2014 until further notice

Beginning in fall 2014 and going through spring 2015, there will be periodic construction work occurring in the campground. Two new showerhouses will be installed and ...