COVID-19 Park and Site Advisories

MISSOURI STATE PARKS COVID-19 Park and Site Advisories (AS OF 05/06/21)

Thank you for your continued support of Missouri State Parks. This page provides a full listing of closures by state park or historic site.

Capacity at state parks and historic sites is monitored closely in order to prevent overcrowding. If nearing capacity, parking lots or gates may close temporarily. For advisories due to capacity or flooding, visit our general advisory page here.

Missouri State Parks campgrounds are open with a number of social-distancing measures in place to improve the safety of operations for Missouri State Parks’ guests and staff. For more information, view our full release here.

Arrow Rock State Historic Site
  • Concessionaire restaurant J. Huston Tavern is temporarily closed but is tentatively scheduled to open in late July. See http://hustontavern.com/ for more information.
  • As of Thursday, April 1, the Arrow Rock visitor center is open Wednesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Face coverings are encouraged, and the number of guests allowed in the building at a single time will be 24.
Dr. Edmund A. Babler Memorial State Park
  • As of Thursday, April 1, the visitor center at Dr. Edmund A. Babler State Park will open on Saturdays and Sundays through April. Operating hours will be from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and then from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. A maximum of 20 visitors will be allowed in the visitor center at one time. Face coverings will be required in accordance to St. Louis County Department of Health order.
Sam A. Baker State Park
  • As of Saturday, April 3, the visitor center will reopen at Sam A. Baker State Park and will be open on weekends. The visitor center will be open Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (closed from noon to 1 p.m. for cleaning). For more information on the health and safety measures in place, visit https://mostateparks.com/response.
  • Sam A. Baker State Park's cabins, CCC Lodge, park store, Mudlick Grill and watercraft rentals are fully open for the 2021 season. Social distancing and COVID-19 cleaning guidelines are practiced. See https://www.samabaker.com/ for more information.
Battle of Athens State Historic Site
  • As of Saturday, April 3, tours will resume at the Thome-Benning house at Battle of Athens State Historic Site. Park staff will be at the building to answer questions or give tours from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays through the duration of the on-season. If a group wants a guided tour during weekdays, they can find park staff by going to the office, by calling 660-877-3871, or by pre-scheduling the time and date.
  • The site office will remain closed to visitors at this time; however, if the public has questions they can knock on the door or call 660-877-3871. Contact information and procedures will be posted on the office door.
  • Social distancing signage has been placed throughout the grounds of the historic site. Hand sanitizing stations have been placed in each restroom.
Battle of Lexington State Historic Site
  • As of Thursday, April 1, the Battle of Lexington visitor center will reopen Tuesdays through Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will be a limit of 20 guests inside the building at any time. An interpretive orientation program is available in the theater room. Face coverings will be required, as the center is in Lafayette County, where there is still an ordinance in effect requiring them.
  • Thirty-to-45-minute tours of the Anderson House will be offered on Saturdays and Sundays at 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m. Thirty-to-45-minute tours of the battlefield will be offered on Saturdays and Sundays at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
Battle of Pilot Knob State Historic Site
  • As of Friday, March 5, the visitor center and museum at the Battle of Pilot Knob will reopen with modified hours: Friday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Bennett Spring State Park
  • As of Friday, April 16, the park office and nature center are open under normal hours of operation. Visit our park page to confirm operating hours.
  • Lodging, retail and food operations are open following all social distancing guidelines. Restaurant is open for dine in and carry out. Watercraft rental and pool operations will remain temporarily closed. Face coverings are encouraged and may be required by local order. See http://www.bennettspringstatepark.org/bennettspring/index.jsp for more information.
Thomas Hart Benton Home and Studio State Historic Site
  • The Benton Home will reopen for guided tours on Saturday, May 1. Tours will be limited to five people (can be a few more if they are a "common household"). Tours will begin at 10 a.m. (except Sunday), 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m., and 3 p.m.; first-come, first-served. Guides will wear masks. Guests are required to wear face coverings and should try to keep their "hands in pockets." Staff will use disinfectant wipes on surfaces between tours. $5/adult. Call 816-931-5722 or email benton.home.state.historic.site@dnr.mo.gov with questions.
  • As of Thursday, April 1, the Benton Home State Historic Site visitor center will reopen where a 10-minute Tom Benton interview film is available for viewing.
  • The visitor center will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and Monday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. The site is closed on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Big Lake State Park
  • As of Friday, April 16, Big Lake is temporarily closed due to flooding. The day-use area is scheduled to open by Memorial Day Weekend.
Big Oak Tree State Park
  • As of Friday, April 16, the park office is open 8 a.m. - Noon, Tuesday through Friday, year-round.
Bollinger Mill State Historic Site
  • As of Friday, March 5, Bollinger Mill SHS will reopen with modified hours: During the month of March (off-season) hours will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday through Saturday; noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. No guided tours will be offered at this time. First floor and basement only are open for self-guided tours. April through May hours will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Closed Mondays (except holiday Mondays). No guided tours will be offered at this time. First floor and basement only are open for self-guided tours.
Nathan and Olive Boone Historic Site
  • As of Friday, April 2, tours at Nathan and Olive Boone Homestead SHS will be available Friday and Saturday at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.; Sundays at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Guests will need to register for tours at the office walk-up window. Tours will be limited to groups of 6 unless from the same family. Face coverings are recommended and encouraged for visitors on guided tours. The sites virtual tour will remain in place for those wishing to social distance, a smart phone with web access is required to complete the virtual tour.
Bothwell Lodge State Historic Site
  • Tours are offered by appointment only at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Friday through Sunday. To schedule a tour, call the park office at least 24 hours in advance. Tour participants will be limited.
Castlewood State Park
  • As of Friday, April 16, the park office is temporarily closed.
Confederate Memorial State Historic Site
  • As of Thursday, April 1, the office and film room at Confederate Memorial will be open Thursdays through Sundays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. with a limited capacity of four guests at any time in the office and four guests at any one time in the film room. An interpretive orientation program is available in the film room. Face coverings will be required in the office, film room and chapel as required by Lafayette County health ordinance.
Edward "Ted" and Pat Jones-Confluence Point State Park
  • As of Friday, April 16, the park is temporarily closed due to flooding.
Crowder State Park
  • As of Friday, July 17, the special use area will resume operations with reservations.
  • As of Friday, April 16, the park office is temporarily closed.
Cuivre River State Park
  • As of Friday, April 16, 2021, the visitor center at Cuivre River will resume operations and be open on weekdays through April Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. and from noon to 3:45 p.m. The visitor center will be open Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.
  • As of April 17, 2020, organized group camps are temporarily closed.
Current River State Park
  • As of Friday, April 16, Current River is temporarily closed and will open for the season on May 1.
Deutschheim State Historic Site
  • As of Saturday, March 6, Deutschheim SHS will reopen the visitor center and begin offering tours.
  • Tours will be offered Saturday and Sunday at 10 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. by reservation only (over the phone). Maximum capacity of ours will be 5 people at the regular tour rate ($5 adult/$3 youth). Face coverings are recommended and encouraged.
  • Visitor center capacity will be limited to 6 people at one time. Face coverings are recommended and encouraged. (Disposable masks will be available on a stand near the register.) Handwashing/sanitizer upon entry into the visitor center is also encouraged/recommended.
Dillard Mill State Historic Site
  • As of Friday, March 19, Dillard Mill will resume the first-floor self-guided tours. After that first weekend, the mill will open Thursday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on a first-come, first-serve basis. A maximum of four visitors will be allowed to enter for 10 minutes. A waiting area with benches spaced 6 feet apart will be provided and hand sanitizer readily available. Visitors will be asked to maintain social distancing and encouraged to use the hand sanitizer prior to entering the building.
  • The site office and Adams-Wilhite Store will remain closed to the public at this time.
Echo Bluff State Park
  • As of Friday, April 16, the park office is open under normal hours of operation. Visit our park page to confirm operating hours.
  • Lodging, retail and food operations are fully open while following all social-distance guidelines and cleaning protocols. Face coverings are encouraged and may be required by local order. See https://echobluffstatepark.com/ for more information.
Elephant Rocks State Park

 

  • Elephant Rocks State Park is experiencing unprecedented attendance, especially on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. This is leading to overcrowding, long delays and no parking availability. To avoid overcrowding, encourage social distancing and to provide a safe and enjoyable experience, we strongly recommend visiting the park on weekdays, Monday through Thursday. For up-to-date information on the best time to visit the park, call 573-546-3454 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., seven days a week.
  • As of Friday, April 16, the park office is open under normal hours of operation. Visit our park page to confirm operating hours.
Finger Lakes State Park
  • As of Friday, April 16, the park office is open under normal hours of operation. Visit our park page to confirm operating hours.
First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site
  • Beginning Monday, April 12, the visitor center at First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site will begin amended operating hours. The visitor center will be open Monday through Friday with a maximum of 10 visitors at any time. The visitor center will be closed to the public on Saturday and Sunday. The site's backyard/day-use area will be open seven days a week. Tours will be offered by appointment seven days a week. Walk-in tours are available Monday through Friday on a first-come, first-served basis for 10 or fewer people. To book a tour please call 636-940-3322.
Graham Cave State Park
  • As of 4/9/20, Fern Ridge Trail is designated a one-way trail. Visitors may enter the from Graham Cave Trail junction northeast of the Rock Shelter.
  • April through October (On-Season) 2021 - Graham Cave State Park will be open 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, and on request when staff are available, closed Sunday through Tuesday and State Holidays during On-Season. Visitors are highly encouraged to wear face masks and maintain social distancing inside visitor center. There will be times when the office is closed while staff are working on the grounds.
Grand Gulf State Park
  • As of Friday, April 16, the park office is open under normal hours of operation. Visit our park page to confirm operating hours.
Ha Ha Tonka State Park
  • As of Friday, April 16, the park office is open under normal hours of operation. Visit our park page to confirm operating hours.
Hawn State Park
  • As of Friday, April 16, the park office is open under normal hours of operation. Visit our park page to confirm operating hours.
Hunter-Dawson State Historic Site
  • Tours of the Hunter-Dawson home will resume Tuesday, March 16, with a limit of 6 guests per tour. Tours will be offered Tuesday through Sunday on the following schedule: Sunday tours will be at noon, 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.; and Tuesday through Saturday at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., noon, 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. Social distancing is encouraged.
Johnson's Shut-Ins State Park
  • Johnson’s Shut-Ins State Park's Campground Store, River Store and Enclosed Shelter are fully open for the 2021 season. Social distancing and COVID-19 cleaning guidelines are practiced.
Scott Joplin House State Historic Site
  • As of Friday, April 16, the visitor center and tours will resume at Scott Joplin House State Historic Site Tuesdays through Saturdays through June from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Reservations are suggested for tours and are offered on the hour.
Katy Trail State Park
  • As of Friday, April 16, the park office is open under normal hours of operation. Visit our park page to confirm operating hours.
Knob Noster State Park
  • As of Monday, March 8, the park office and visitor center foyer will reopen at Knob Noster SP. Modified office hours and visitor center hours will be Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., closed Saturday and Sunday. Face coverings are strongly recommended by Johnson County.
  • Kayak rental will resume April 15.
Lake of the Ozarks State Park
  • As of Friday, April 16, the park office is open under normal hours of operation. Ozark Caverns opens May 15, weekends only, and will open for normal operations June 1. Visit our park page to confirm operating hours.
  • Ozark Caverns visitor center and cave are temporarily closed.
  • The Grand Glaize Marina is now open seven days a week. Starting April 15, the marina will offer “grab and go” drinks and food, boating supplies, fuel, souvenirs, and toys for the kids. The Camp Store and Public Beach #1 are still closed, but anticipate opening in early May with a selection of food and drink options, as well as fishing boat and kayak rentals. Social distancing and face coverings are encouraged while in the stores. For additional information about location hours and offerings, see www.lotospmarina.com or call 573-348-1233.
Lake Wappapello State Park
  • As of Friday April 16, the park office is open to public access daily 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Fridays 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • The park store will be open from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend with minimal days and hours. Friday 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday 8 a.m.- 2 p.m. The watercraft rental will remain temporarily closed at this time. Subject to change depending on circumstances of COVID -19. See http://breakinwavesrentals.com/ for more information.
Lewis and Clark State Park
  • The park office and campground are temporarily closed due to flooding, from the 2019 flooding event. The day-use area is open.
Long Branch State Park
  • As of Friday, April 16, the park office is open under normal hours of operation.
Mastodon State Historic Site
  • As of Wednesday, March 17, the historic site museum will reopen and resume regular operating hours.
Meramec State Park
  • The visitor center at Meramec State Park will be open to the public Wednesday through Sunday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. through May. There will be a maximum of 20 visitors in the visitor center at any time. Face coverings and social distancing are encouraged. 
  • Missouri State Parks continues to monitor the ecological impact of COVID-19 in cave ecosystems. Caves contain various sensitive and protected species; the possibility of spreading COVID-19 viruses into such environs is still under review. At this time, a date for cave tour operations has not been determined. We hope to be able to provide an update to this in April.
  • Meramec State Park Concessions is now open for business. Face coverings are encouraged and may be required by local order. See https://www.meramecpark.com/index.php for more information.
Missouri Mine State Historic Site
  • As of Friday, March 12, the Missouri Mines State Historic Site museum will reopen and operate through April under off-season hours. The on-season will resume Saturday, May 1.
  • Social distancing of 6 feet will be encouraged of visitors. Face coverings will be utilized by staff and encouraged of visitors. The museum will be open only to individuals, families and small groups (of 20 or less) with regular tour admission charges (cash, checks or credit).
Missouri State Museum
  • As of Friday, April 16, guided Capitol tours are open with limited capacity. Jefferson Landing is open.
  • As of 4/17/20, Union Hotel is temporarily closed.
Montauk State Park
  • As of Friday, April 16, the park office is open under normal hours of operation. Visit our park page to confirm operating hours.
  • As of April 17, 2020, the Montauk Mill is temporarily closed.
  • Retail, restaurant and lodging are fully operational and open seven days a week with social distancing and COVID-19 sanitation protocols in place. While masks are not required, they are recommended when social distancing is not possible. See https://montauklodge.com/ or https://www.facebook.com/MontaukLodge/ for more information.
Onondaga Cave State Park
  • Missouri State Parks continue to monitor the ecological impact of COVID-19 in cave ecosystems. Caves contain various sensitive and protected species; the possibility of spreading COVID-19 viruses into such environs is still under review. At this time, a date for cave tour operations has not been determined. We hope to be able to provide an update to this in April.
  • As of Saturday, April 10, the visitor center and gift shop will be open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. the remainder of the month of April on Saturdays and Sundays. No more than 10 people will be allowed in the gift shop at one time. Face coverings will be encouraged and provided for those who need one.
Gen. John J. Pershing Boyhood Home State Historic Site
  • As of Tuesday, April 6, self-guided tours will resume at Pershing Boyhood Home SHS. Social distancing signage and hand-sanitizing stations will be placed throughout the grounds of the historic site. Historic site hours will be Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The site office will remain closed to visitors at this time.
Pershing State Park
  • As of Friday, April 16, the park office is temporarily closed. Signage is posted with staff contact information for questions while at the park.
  • As of 4/13/20, the loop portion of the Wetlands Boardwalk is temporarily one-way.
Pomme de Terre State Park
  • The marina and restaurant will open on weekends only starting April 16. Cabins and yurts are still available with enhanced cleaning. Face coverings are encouraged and may be required by local order. See http://www.mofunparks.com/ for more information.
  • As of Friday, April 16, the park office is open under normal hours of operation. Visit our park page to confirm operating hours.
Prairie State Park
  • As of Friday, April 16, the park office is open under normal hours of operation. Visit our park page to confirm operating hours.
Roaring River State Park
  • As of Friday, April 16, the park office is open under normal hours of operation. The nature center is open with limited occupancy.
  • As of 5/22/20, the fish cleaning station has been removed. Anglers are encouraged to clean fish at home or clean fish in the river and toss fish remains into deep water, a common practice at Missouri trout parks.
  • Lodging, retail, food operations and convention center are open on a limited basis following all social distancing guidelines. Pool operations will remain temporarily closed. Dishes and silverware will not be available with rentals. Coffee makers will be provided. Face coverings are encouraged and may be required by local order. See http://www.roaringriverstatepark.org/roaringriver/index.jsp for more information.
Robertsville State Park
  • As of Friday, April 16, the park office is open with limited hours, 8 a.m.- 10 a.m. Tuesday through Friday through May 15.
Rock Bridge Memorial State Park
  • As of Friday, April 16, the park office is open with limited hours via walk up window.
  • Devil’s Icebox Trail - On recent weekends, the Devil’s Icebox parking lot and trail have been at full capacity. Therefore, we advise visiting on a week day instead, if possible, or selecting an alternative parking location, including the Grassland TH (hike .5 mile north on the Sinkhole Trail) or the picnic area next to Gilbert Shelter and the flushing toilets (hike 1 mile south on the Spring Brook Trail). Visitors are encouraged to pick a different trail to explore. See the park map to view other parks lots and trails.
Route 66 State Park
  • As of Saturday, April 10, the visitor center at Route 66 State Park will reopen on weekends only (Saturday and Sunday) from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Starting Sunday, May 2, the visitor center will be open seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily.
Sedalia/Katy Depot
  • Store and museum hours year-round are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday; open Saturdays through Nov. 21; closed weekends Nov. 28 through March. Event room rental availability limited to max. of 15 participants. Call for details. Social-distancing precautions required on premises. See www.katydepotsedalia.com for more information.
St. Francois State Park
  • As of Friday, April 16, the park office is open under normal hours of operation. Visit our park page to confirm operating hours.
St. Joe State Park
  • As of Friday, April 16, the park office is open under normal hours of operation for visitors and provides drive-up and walk-up services.
Stockton State Park
  • As of Friday, April 16, the park office is open under normal hours of operation. Visit our park page to confirm operating hours.
  • Marina and lodging are open with COVID-19 precautions in place. Restaurant is open for carry out only and on a limited menu. Information regarding lodging is available at www.stocktonstateparkmarina.com, or you may contact the marina at 417-276-5329 for questions and reservations.
Table Rock State Park
  • As of Friday, April 16, the park office is open via walk up window.
  • Marina is open seven days a week: April – 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.; May – 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.; June, July and August - 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. COVID-19 precautions are in place, including face coverings required inside marina store. See https://www.stateparkmarina.com/ for more information.  
Taum Sauk State Park
  • As of Friday, April 16, the park office is open under normal hours of operation. Visit our park page to confirm operating hours.
Thousand Hills State Park
Trail of Tears State Park
  • Trail of Tears State Park visitor center closed through March. It will open for the normal operating season in April for weekend use with recommended safety procedures and social-distancing guidelines in place. Hours of operation starting in April will be 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday. The visitor center will be open May through September Wednesday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. For more information on the health and safety measures in place, visit https://mostateparks.com/response.
Harry S Truman Birthplace State Historic Site
  • As of Friday, April 16, the site office is open under normal hours of operation. Visit our site page to confirm operating hours.
Harry S Truman State Park
  • As of Friday, April 16, the park office is temporarily closed. Office will be open with limited hours starting May 1.
  • Marina operations are open for normal business, following all social-distancing guidelines. See https://www.trumanlakemofishing.com/ for more information.
Mark Twain Birthplace State Historic Site
  • As of Friday, April 16, self-guided tours are available at Mark Twain Birthplace State Historic Site. Tours will be available Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. by reservation only. Reservations can be made by phone Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Groups will be limited to 10 people.
  • The Si Colborn group camp is open for the 2021 season with reduced capacity limits. Current capacity is no more than 38 overnight guest. For more information please call the park office at 573-565-3440.
  • Huck Hall enclosed shelter can be reserved by calling 573-565-3440. Current capacity limits for Huck Hall is a maximum of 50 people.
  • The CCC open shelter can be reserved by calling 573-565-3440. Current capacity limits for the CCC shelter is a maximum of 30 people.
Mark Twain State Park

 

  • As of Friday, April 16, the park office is open under limited hours of operation. For park office inquiries, please call the park office at 573-565-3440.
  • The Si Colborn group camp is open for the 2021 season with reduced capacity limits. Current capacity is no more than 38 overnight guest. For more information please call the park office at 573-565-3440.
  • Huck Hall enclosed shelter can be reserved by calling 573-565-3440. Current capacity limits for Huck Hall is a maximum of 50 people.
  • The CCC open shelter can be reserved by calling 573-565-3440. Current capacity limits for the CCC shelter is a maximum of 30 people.
Felix Valle House State Historic Site
  • As of Thursday, March 11, Felix Valle will resume regular operations.
Annie and Abel Van Meter State Park
  • Effective April 1, regular on-season hours will resume at the Missouri’s American Indian Cultural Center at Annie and Abel Van Meter State Park. The center will be open Thursdays through Mondays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Occupancy will be limited to 20 people inside at one time, and the audio-visual room will be limited to six people. Face coverings will be encouraged. Disposable face coverings and a hand sanitizer station will be placed near the entrance.
Wakonda State Park
  • As of Tuesday, March 2, the park office at Wakonda State Park will re-open. Park and historic site outdoor spaces and amenities, including campgrounds and lodging, remain open and available under normal off-season status, unless otherwise designated. Signage is posted with staff contact information for questions while at the park.
  • Watercraft rentals and ice sales, including Jon boats and kayaks, will resume April 15. Hourly rentals are available Monday through Thursday. All day rentals are required Friday through Sunday.
Wallace State Park
  • As of Friday, April 16, the park office is temporarily closed. Signage is posted with staff contact information for questions while visiting the park.
Washington State Park
  • As of Thursday, April 1, the park office is open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with social distancing guidelines in place. Signage is posted with staff contact information for questions while at the park.
  • As of Thursday, April 1, all campsites are reservable and reservations are recommended.
  • As of Thursday, April 1, concessionaire operations at Thunderbird Lodge will open Friday, Saturday and Sunday through mid-May, when hours will expand to seven days a week. Pool operations will open May 29. Lodging, float trips, watercraft rental and retail by Missouri Park Adventures will continue following all social-distancing guidelines. Face coverings are encouraged and may be required by local order.See https://www.missouriparkadventures.com/ for more information.
Watkins Mill State Park and State Historic Site
  • As of Friday, March 5, Watkins Woolen Mill will reopen the visitor center on an abbreviated schedule due to COVID-19 and staff restrictions until further notice. The visitor center will be open Fridays and Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sundays from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The historic grounds will open throughout the week from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Capacity of the visitor center will be restricted to a maximum of 40 guests. Face coverings will be required as Watkins Mill is located in Clay County and the local ordinance requires this. There will be no on-site interpretive programs (living history activities). No tours of the Mill or house will be offered at this time. There is an audio-visual program available in the visitor center.
Weston Bend State Park
  • As of Friday, April 16, the park office is open under normal hours of operation. Visit our site page to confirm operating hours.