Active Advisories

Aug 5, 2015 until further notice

Beginning Aug. 6, 2015, Blue Heron Trail (near the visitor center) is be closed for renovation.

All other areas of the park remain open under normal operating hours.

Jun 26, 2015 until further notice

While the phone system is being upgraded,  there is temporarily only one phone line open to receive calls.  Should you get a busy signal, please try your call again later.  We apologize for this inconvenience and appreciate your patience.

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 .....