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 »
"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)
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...