Active Advisories

Jun 29, 2015 until further notice

Lincoln Hills Drive is temporarily closed between the visitor center and the campground entrance due to a collapsing section of road just before the boat ramp entrance. It is unknown at this time when repairs will be made to the roadway due to the extensive damage. The main campground is still accessible through the back entrance via Walker Road. 

Jun 26, 2015 until further notice

The main phone line to the park is temporarily unavailable while the phone system is being upgraded.  During this time, guests should call 573-245-6600 or 573-245-6577 to reach staff.

Jun 26, 2015 until further notice

All three boat ramps in the park are temporarily closed due to high lake levels.

Jun 26, 2015 until further notice

The boat ramp is temporarily closed due to high river levels.

Jun 25, 2015 - Jul 1, 2015

Agate and Jasper Lake trails are closed through at least June 29 due to flooding.

Jun 23, 2015 until further notice

The boardwalk is temporarily closed due to flooding.

Jun 20, 2015 until further notice

The following areas are temporarily closed due to high lake levels:

-- lower boat launch/picnic area road
-- campsites 27, 34, 36-43

The high water boat launch by the contact station remains open, however, parking is limited.

Jun 18, 2015 until further notice

The following areas are temporarily closed due to flooding:

-- lower portion of Stinging Nettle Trail
-- lower portion of River Scene Trail from Lincoln Field to base of steps
-- asphalt section of River Scene Trail from the river access to Keifer Creek Rd.

Jun 17, 2015 until further notice

Hwy. 94 between Terry Rd. and Schluersburg Rd. in St. Charles Co. will be closed for construction beginning June 29. The trail and Matson Trailhead (MM 60.6) will remain open, however, there will be no vehicle access to the trailhead for the duration of the project. Construction is anticipated to be completed in September.

Jun 17, 2015 until further notice

The Mississippi River boat ramp is temporarily closed due to high river levels.

Jun 16, 2015 - Jun 30, 2015

The Wescoat Picnic Shelter will be closed beginning June 18 through the end of the month. Predicted rising of the Mississippi River will have the access road flooded.

Jun 16, 2015 - Jul 7, 2015

Mississippi River Campground is closed due to area flooding through at least July 7.  Customers with camping reservations for that campground due to arrive July 1-7 are being contacted to change their stay.  Please check back here for updates are they become available.

Jun 15, 2015 until further notice

The portion of Loutre River Trail between the boat ramp and campground is temporarily closed due to excessively wet and muddy conditions.  This closure is necessary for the safety of park visitors and to maintain the trail’s surface.  The trail will reopen once the adverse conditions improve.

Jun 10, 2015 until further notice

The park is temporarily closed due to flooding.

Jun 8, 2015 until further notice

The water is turned off at the Mokane trailhead due to a broken spigot.