Alley Mill Closed for Renovations
The Alley Mill will be undergoing renovations much of summer of 2014. It will be open on weekends ONLY in July. There will be fencing around the Mill which will prevent close access. We are working to protect and preserve the Mill for the future. More »
Be A Junior Ranger
Hey Kids! Be a Junior Ranger!
Pick up a Junior Ranger book at any ranger program, the Mill, the Visitor Center in Van Buren or from your campground host. Then check out the fun activities, do what you can, and present your book to a ranger to get your handsome Junior Ranger badge!
It's free and it's fun!
If you can't come out to the park, or even if you can, you might want to check out the National Park Service's online Junior Ranger program for lots of fun activities. Click here!
You and your family are always welcome to join us on a hike or for a slide show. Click here to learn about Ranger Programs.
Some fun nature activities you can do at the park or at home.
" To put your hands in a river is to feel the chords that bind the earth together." - (Barry Lopez, Author)
Did You Know?
Cane brakes are thick stands of rivercane, which is much like bamboo. The endangered Swainson's Warbler nests in these thickets. Many stands have been lost to reservoir impoundments throughout the South, but many stands are protected at Ozark National Scenic Riverways. More at www.nps.gov/ozar More...