STATEWIDE FACILITY CLOSURES: All pit latrines and port-a-potties are closed until April 15, 2020. Due to lack of restroom facilities, all camping cabins and shelters are closed until April 15, 2020. Campgrounds are open but campers must provide their own self-contained bathroom until park restrooms are available. Self-contained includes bathrooms in RVs/travel trailers/5th wheels and portable camping toilets. All modern restroom and shower facilities are currently closed for the winter season. Many parks try to have modern campground facilities open in mid-April, weather permitting. Some parks open modern camping facilities mid to late April, weather permitting. All lodges are currently closed through April 30, 2020. Playgrounds are not cleaned and sanitized. DNR strongly recommends visitors avoid playgrounds to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 - user discretion is advised. (POSTED 3/30/2020)
The Pine Creek Grist Mill, Melpine Schoolhouse, and modern restroom facility are CLOSED for the winter season. The water hydrants in the primitive campground and lower picnic area are disconnected. All restroom facilities are CLOSED until mid April. Trails are OPEN year-round. The primitive campground is OPEN to self- contained camping units on a first-come, first-serve, walk-in basis. If you have any questions, please call the park office at 563-263-4337 (POSTED 3/28/2020).