Mark Twain National Forest COVID-19 Initial Reopening Plan

Mark Twain National Forest has initiated a plan to reopen recreation sites that were temporarily shut down. Some sites will reopen by June 1. 
Phase 1, sites to be reopened by June 1:
Eleven Point Ranger District (573-996-2153): Greer Crossing Campground, and multiple day use sites and restrooms
Poplar Bluff Ranger District (573 785-1475): Pinewoods Lake Campground
Potosi/Fredericktown Ranger District (573-438-5427): Silver Mines Recreation Area
Houston/Rolla/Cedar Creek Ranger District (417-967-4194):  Paddy Creek Campground, Dry Fork Campground, Slab Town Day Use Area, Big Piney Trail Camp Day Use, and Carrington Pits Day Use Area
Ava/Cassville/Willow Springs (ACW) Ranger District (417-683-4428): Cobb Ridge Campground, North Fork Campground, multiple pavilion sites including Shell Knob and Noblett, and multiple day use areas and restrooms.
Salem Ranger District (573-729-6656): Site reopening expected to be delayed until later in June.
Availability of restroom facilities and potable water at sites will vary. Check the website or call the appropriate office for detailed information regarding a specific site. Some local businesses may remain closed. Remember to come prepared with all the supplies you need for the day.
To find the most up-to-date information, including projected reopening dates, visit

Howell County News

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Willow Springs, MO 65793

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