Closings and service reductaions due to Federal Budget Cuts announced.
The public will experience reduced hours and services provided by Ozark National Scenic Riverways due to the budget cuts that became effective March 1, 2013. Please check back often for further details or changes. List of closed facilities, click "MORE." More »
Doing Business With The Park
COMMERCIAL USE AUTHORIZATION
A Commercial Use Authorization is required in most cases for anyone doing business within the park. This includes anyone wishing to sell items or food within the park boundary, lead guided fishing expeditions, or similar activities. Some activities may be managed under a Concessions Contract.
If you have questions contact Peggy Tarrence at 573-323-4864 or by e-mail.
"Men travel far to see a city, but few seem curious about a river. Every rivers has, nevertheless, its individuality, its great silent interest. Every river has, moreover, its influence over the people who pass their lives within sight of its waters". - (H.S. Merriman, The Sowers)
Did You Know?
The Ozark hellbender is one of two species of hellbender, a giant salamander, in the United States. Ozark National Scenic Riverways is one of the few places on earth home to the Ozark species. More at www.nps.gov/ozar More...