Active Advisories

Jun 27, 2016 until further notice

Due to maintenance on water lines at the North Jefferson Trailhead at MP 143.2, the restrooms have been closed except for one operable stall and no water spigots are available until further notice.

May 24, 2016 until further notice

The walkway from the parking lot to Locust Creek Covered Bridge is temporarily closed.

May 2, 2016 until further notice

The open shelter at Buzzard's Roost Picnic Area will be temporarily closed for renovation beginning August 15, 2016 through December 31, 2016.

Apr 15, 2016 until further notice

Please be advised that the westbound Highway 54/63 bridge over the Missouri River is scheduled to be closed from April 29 through - August 29, 2016.  Detour information may be found at the following MODOT link: http://www.modot.org/central/MORiverBridgeJC.htm

Apr 14, 2016 until further notice

A small section of the boardwalk of the Devil's Ice Box Trail that leads to the overlook behind the Rock Bridge is temporarily closed for repair.

Apr 7, 2016 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 ...

Mar 28, 2016 - Jan 3, 2017

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

April 9 - 10, 2016
April 18 - May 8, 2016
Oct. 1 - 31, 2016
Nov. 12 - 27, 2016
Dec. 24, 2016 - Jan. 3, 2017

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

Jan 28, 2016 until further notice

A construction project to widen the shoulders of Hwy. 185 will be ongoing through this fall.  Park visitors should be extra cautious when approaching the park entrance between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.  Traffic may be temporarily stopped at times. The section being widened is approximately 2.3 miles between the park entrance and the town of Sullivan.

Jan 25, 2016 - Sep 18, 2016

The ORV riding area will be closed from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016. The Leadbelt National Enduro will be held during that time.

Dec 28, 2015 until further notice

The following areas are currently affected by flood or storm damage. Trail users should exercise caution...

Dec 26, 2015 until further notice

Users of Mudlick Trail or Shut-Ins Trail should be alert to portions of the trails at creek crossings and low-lying areas that may be impassable due to flooding or debris. Users may come across obstacles such as erosion and fallen trees from recent storms. Repairs will be made as soon as is practical.

Dec 26, 2015 until further notice

The following areas are currently affected by flood or storm damage. Trail users should exercise caution  and be alert for work crews using heavy equipment while repairs are underway.

Closed to all access
-- from MM 34 to MM 36 (east of St. Charles)

Dec 19, 2015 until further notice

The park is temporarily closed due to area flooding.

Sep 15, 2015 until further notice

The trail is closed until further notice.

Sep 2, 2015 until further notice

The vault toilet in the post office day-use area is temporarily closed for repairs.

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