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    Ozark

    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 »

Traditional Craft & Skills Demonstrations

Making fiddles by hand

Fiddlemaking, a traditional art.

National Park Service

The park will host a variety of fun and educational events that bring back the voices of the Ozarks frontier. Enjoy demonstrations of traditional skills, nibble some hoe cake, listen to down home Bluegrass music or learn to spin or make lye soap. Watch this site for details.

 
Basketmaking
All the things we take for granted: soap, baskets, rugs, clothes, tools, once had to be made by hand. Come on down to Alley and get up close and personal with the past.
 

Did You Know?

Stalactites and stalagmites in a cave at Ozark Riverways.

Ozark National Scenic Riverways in Missouri has some of the finest examples of "karst features" such as caves, springs and sinkholes anywhere. More at www.nps.gov/ozar More...