Big Spring
Big Spring

Photo by Patty Wheatley-Bishop

Laws and Policies

Public Involvement

Park Planning

Visitation Statistics

National Park Service Economic Contribution to Missouri

Economic Impact of National Parks

Employment (Link to site listing open positions in the Ozark Riverways as well as other Federal agencies.) PLEASE closely follow the instructions found with the announcements as to how to apply! If it calls for a transcript, or a letter or other document, your application may be rejected if it is not included.

Career Tips (Suggestions for people looking at natural resources as a career. Has websites for jobs as well as "Ranger Schools.")

"For the purpose of conserving and interpreting unique scenic and other natural values and objects of historic interest, including preservation of portions of the Current River and Jacks Fork River in Missouri as free-flowing streams, preservation of springs and caves, management of wildlife, and provisions for the use and enjoyment of the outdoor recreation resources." (Public Law 88-492 (79 STAT. 608), August 27, 1964.)

Last updated: December 28, 2017

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Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 490
Van Buren, MO 63965


(573) 323-4236

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