Closings and service reductions 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 »
Fees & Reservations
Camping fees vary in the winter season(Nov 1 - April 15)as wintertime services vary in each campground.
There are many privately operated commercial campgrounds around the park. These range from very nice first class places to more rustic. The National Park Service does not recommend, endorse or inspect any of these. These links are provided as a convenience. Click on the town near where you'd like to camp and you'll go to their Chamber of Commerce Camping page:
Picnic Shelter Reservations
Tours are at 10:00 and 2:00 daily from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Please wear sturdy footwear and dress warmly, as it is about 54 degrees in the cave. Please DO NOT bring your own flashlights, we will provide lighting equipment. DO NOT bring any equipment or clothing that has been in other caves. This is to help control the spread of White Nose Syndrome, a disease that is killing bats across the US. (It is harmless to humans.)
Did You Know?
Ozark National Scenic Riverways has two of the finest canoeing rivers in the Midwest. The spring fed Current and Jacks Fork Rivers provide a fun way to get closer to nature and build family memories. More at www.nps.gov/ozar More...