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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 »

Lodging Around the Park

Big-Spring-Lodge

The Big Spring Lodge offers fine dining overlooking the beautiful Current River. Historic cabins may also be rented at the Lodge.

Big Spring Dining Lodge

Open daily from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm. The lodge and the cabins will be closed after January 2015 for much need repair and rehabilitation. It is unlikely that they will be open by summer of 2015.

Visit their website.
Phone 573-323-4423

Enjoy a fine dining experience overlooking the beautiful Current River at the Big Spring Lodge. The historical building was constructed in 1932 by the Civilian Conservation Corps. (There are exhibits about the CCC nearby.) The lodge serves three meals a day and prices range from $2.99 to $23.95.

Big Spring Cabins

Fourteen rustic cabins built by the CCC. Accomodates 2 - 8 people. Feature one or two bedrooms and include bath, stove, microwave, coffee maker, toaster, refrigerator and small outside grills. Screened in porches. Some have air conditioning. Rates from $55.00 - $110.00.

Call 573-323-4423 for reservations. Restaurant nearby. Cabins are available mid-March through November 30, one cabin is available year round. Visit their website.

Other Lodging Outside the Park

Outside the park, there are numerous small motels, cabins and bed & breakfast establishments to meet your needs. Contact the Chamber of Commerce in the appropriate community for a list.

 

A brook can be a friend in a special way. It talks to you with splashy gurgles. It cools your toes and lets you sit quietly beside it when you don't feel like speaking." - (Joan Walsh Anglund)

Did You Know?

Folks canoeing on the Current River.

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...