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Ozark Riverways Foundation

The Ozark Riverways Foundation is the park's Official Friends Group.

Ozark Riverways Foundation is a not-for-profit organization fostering awareness, appreciation and respect for the history, culture and natural splendor of Ozark National Scenic Riverways.
They do this by:
  • Partnering in quality educational experiences that enrich the enjoyment of this national treasure for present and future generations
  • Collaborating with individuals, communities and the National Park Service in the development of programs that inspire pride in and stewardship of the Ozark National Scenic Riverways
  • Sharing ideas that support overall advocacy and instill individual responsibility in preserving the Park's wild and free flowing integrity
  • Connecting people with their National Park through volunteerism and philanthropic opportunities

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Guided Activities-Ozark Riverways Foundation

Guided and instructional float trips, hikes and fly-fishing clinics provided by the Ozark Riverways Foundation-Official Friends Group of the Ozark National Scenic Riverways. Visit them at or email at

The song of the river ends not at her banks but in the hearts of those who have loved her. — Buffalo Joe

Last updated: June 6, 2023

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 490
Van Buren, MO 63965


(573) 323-4236
Call (573) 323-4236 for Big Spring Entrance Station, located south of Van Buren, MO. Call (573) 226-3945 for the Alley Spring General Store, located west of Eminence, MO. Call (573) 858-3297 for Round Spring Ranger Station, located north of Eminence, MO.

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