More Than Just the Rivers....

Ozark National Scenic Riverways is the first national park area to protect a river system. The Current and Jacks Fork rivers are two of the finest floating rivers you'll find anywhere. Spring-fed, cold and clear they are a delight to canoe, swim, boat or fish. Besides these two famous rivers, the park is home to hundreds of freshwater springs, caves, trails and historic sites such as Alley Mill. Read More

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Fall/Winter Visitor Information

Facility, campground and visitor center information

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Fall Hiking Series

Join us for some great fall hikes!

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Comment on draft accessibility plan

Link to public comment on park draft accessibility self-evaluation and transition plan.

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Practicing proper social distancing or looking for something for the kids to do? Check out our online content here!

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Current River Challenge

Current River Challenge

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Ozark Roads and Trails Management Plan

Comment on the Preliminary Alternatives for the Ozark National Scenic Riverways Roads and Trails Management Plan.

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Floating Information

Canoe Rentals, Floating Information and Outfitters

River Levels

River Levels

Float responsibly, check out the latest river levels before heading out.

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Paddling and Hiking Essentials

Learn how to paddle and hike safely in the riverways.

Last updated: January 15, 2021

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Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 490
Van Buren, MO 63965


(573) 323-4236

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