Active Advisories

Jul 3, 2015 until further notice

The upper day-use area on the Hermitage side of the park is temporarily closed due to flooding.

Jul 2, 2015 - Sep 30, 2015

The current status of all designated swimming beaches in Missouri State Parks can be found on the Beach Status page.

Jul 1, 2015 until further notice

The 400 loop of Hermitage Campground is temporarily closed due to flooding. Also closed from flooding are site H303, H304, H306, H308, H309 and H310 in the 300 loop.

Campers with reservations arriving July 2-7 are being contacted to change or cancel their stay.

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.

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 .....