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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 daily through Aug 17 and then only on weekends after that. There will be fencing around the Mill which will prevent close access. 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?

Water cascading through a shut in

"Shut Ins" are an Ozark term for small canyon-like areas where water and rock struggle. Ozark National Scenic Riverways' Rocky Falls is the best known in the park, but there are several more in less easily accessible areas such as near Klepzig Mill. More at www.nps.gov/ozar More...