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    National Scenic Riverways Missouri

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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 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 »


"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. 



Contact our Public Information officer, Faye Walmsley. 573-323-4844 or e-mail.


Did You Know?

Blue Spring is 310 feet deep.

Blue Spring is 310 feet deep. If the Statue of Liberty was standing on the bottom, the top of her torch would be underwater! It is widely considered to be the most beautiful spring in Missouri due to its vivid blue color. More at www.nps.gov/ozar More...