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    Ozark

    National Scenic Riverways Missouri

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  • 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.

Nearby Recreation Areas

Horseback riders on Conservation Department land

Horseback riding is fun, but remember that horses are allowed on designated horse trails only.

The Ozark National Scenic Riverways is located near several other outdoor recreation resources operated by a variety of State and Federal agencies. You may wish to explore them as well!

Please remember that each area may be operated somewhat differently, that different agencies may have differing philosophies, rules and regulations governing their lands. Visit their websites for the latest information.

Did You Know?

Blue Spring is 310 feet deep.

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...