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JEFFERSON CITY, MO, DEC. 19, 2022 – Starting Jan.1, 2023, Castlewood State Park will implement the Missouri Department of Natural Resources’ Division of State Parks Trail Closures policy. This action is designed to better protect the park’s trails from erosion due to use when trail surfaces are wet.

During periods of inclement weather, trails will be closed to cyclists and equestrians; however, the trails will remain open to hikers. Before traveling to the park, be sure to check the Park and Site Status Map at to see when trails are opened or closed.

For more information on state parks and historic sites, visit Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.

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