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 »
Lodging Around the Park
Big Spring Dining Lodge
Open mid-March through September 10, daily from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm. Will close for the season September 10, 2006.
Visit their website.
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?
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...