Active Advisories

Nov 21, 2014 - Dec 14, 2014

The parks listed below will be closed to regular visitors on Dec. 13 and 14 while managed deer hunts are conducted. Their campgrounds will be closed Dec. 12, 13 and 14.  *If you are a selected hunter for one of the managed hunts, you will need to contact the respective park directly to obtain information for your overnight stay.

Babler State Park
Crowder State Park
Cuivre River State Park
Pershing State Park
Pomme de Terre State Park
St. Francois State Park
Watkins Mill State Park

Apr 15, 2013 until further notice

White-nose syndrome, a fungus that is fatal to bats but does not affect humans, is found throughout the eastern United States and Canada. ...

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 .....