Big Spring area will be closed Nov 8 & 9 and Dec 12 - 14
The Big Spring area will be temporarily closed to ensure public safety during the Wounded Warrior managed hunt November 8-9 and the managed archery hunt December 12-14.
Lodging Around the Park
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.
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?
The Ozark hellbender is one of two species of hellbender, a giant salamander, in the United States. Ozark National Scenic Riverways is one of the few places on earth home to the Ozark species. More at www.nps.gov/ozar More...