Active Advisories

Jun 17, 2015 until further notice

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

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 16, 2015 until further notice

The Wescoat Picnic Shelter is temporarily closed due to area flooding.

Jun 16, 2015 - Jul 14, 2015

Closure of Mississippi River Campground has been extended through at least July 14.  Customers with camping reservations for that campground due to arrive July 1-14 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

Some areas of the trail are currently affected by storm damage and flooding. See the table below for more information.

Jun 1, 2015 until further notice

McAdoo Trail users should be cautious of construction activities at the McAdoo Trail trailhead. Trailhead amenities are being added. The trailhead’s restroom is closed during the construction process.

Jun 1, 2015 until further notice

The boat ramp in Hermitage Campground is temporarily closed due to flooding. All other boat ramps in the park remain open for use.

May 1, 2015 - Dec 13, 2015

St. Joe State Park will be closed for a managed deer hunt on Dec. 12-13, 2015.  Camping also will be closed the night of Dec. 11. Camping for participants in the managed deer hunt will be handled on a first-come, first-served basis at the park.

Apr 7, 2015 until further notice

The outer loop of the equestrian trail is temporarily closed from recent storms.

The paved trail is temporarily closed for construction.

All other trails are open.

Apr 1, 2015 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 2, 2015 until further notice

Parking at the Pike Run Trailhead will be limited through at least late June while a parking lot improvement project gets underway.  The trails will remain open during this time.

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

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.