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  • Alley Mill Closed for Renovations

    The Alley Mill will be undergoing renovations much of summer of 2014. It will be open daily through Aug 17 and then only on weekends after that. There will be fencing around the Mill which will prevent close access. More »

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"In spite of the durability of rock-walled canyons and the surging power of cataracting water, the wild river is a fragile thing-the most fragile portion of the wilderness country. "- (John Craighead, Biologist and one of the architects of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act)
 
ozark hellbender

The Ozark hellbender has recently been listed as a Federally Endangered species. 

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thick stand of rivercane, which looks like bamboo.

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...