Out of an abundance of caution and in reaction to the presence of COVID-19 in Missouri, Missouri State Parks will temporarily close all campgrounds and lodging, effective Friday, March 27, through Thursday, April 30. This includes campgrounds, park-run lodging and concessionaire-run lodging. Missouri State Parks will remain open to the public, including day-use areas, boat ramps and trails.
The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) announces it will close regional offices, Department headquarters in Jefferson City, and all other public contact offices around the state to visitors starting Monday, March 23, through April 15.
Maramec Spring Park has announced that it will be closing to the public starting Sunday due to the ongoing pandemic. The park issued the following release on Friday evening.
Out of an abundance of caution, Missouri Department of Natural Resources announces Missouri State Parks will temporarily close visitor centers, park offices and site offices to walk-in foot traffic through April 30. The closures are effective as of Friday, March 20. This measure is to protect visitors and staff from coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns based on the guidance of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services.
The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) announces it will close its five staffed shooting ranges starting Friday, March 20, through April 15. MDC will reassess the situation at that point. MDC unstaffed shooting ranges remain open.