You want to visit a Missouri state park but aren’t sure if it’s closed?
There’s a new map for that.
The Missouri Department of Natural Resources Division of State Parks has launched a new state park and historic site status map that lets the public easily view closures and information that may impact upcoming visits to a Missouri state park or historic site.
The map highlights temporary closures that may be experienced while visiting a park or site, including closures related to trails, roads, beaches, parking lots, gates, shower houses or restrooms.
Visitors are encouraged to check the map before heading out to see a park or site by visiting https://mostateparks.com or https://modnr.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=0cc1b6513d6e407694aede7b7bdbde93 .
Because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, capacity at state parks and historic sites is being monitored closely to prevent overcrowding. If nearing capacity, parking lots or gates may close temporarily.
When visiting a park or site, the public is strongly encouraged to follow social-distancing guidelines and be proactive in protecting themselves and others amid ongoing public health concerns. Bring hand sanitizer and bottled water, avoid large crowds and congested areas, and stay home if sick.
Face coverings are encouraged and may be required by local order.
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