Active Advisories

For temporary closures related to weather, stewardship activities and maintenance, click here to visit our Park and Site Status Map.

Nov 1, 2022 - Mar 31, 2023

From Nov. 1 to March 31, restrooms will be closed and water turned off at several of the ...

May 12, 2022 until further notice

Big Lake State Park and campground are open ...

Jun 3, 2020 until further notice

Lewis and Clark State Park and campground are open ....

Apr 4, 2019 until further notice

Do not eat largemouth or smallmouth bass 12 inches or larger in size, due to...

Apr 21, 2014 until further notice

Due to the unique and rare diversity of life preserved at Prairie State Park, pets are not...

Feb 27, 2011 until further notice

The old Route 66 bridge that goes through the park has been permanently closed. Click here for more information. Note: With the closing of the Old Route 66 Bridge, there are ...

Feb 25, 2011 until further notice

St. Joe State Park's location in the old "Lead Belt" and the associated mine tailings used for off-road vehicle riding represent a unique management challenge. The Department ...