Ozark National Scenic Riverways Reopens to Visitors

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News Release Date: October 17, 2013

Contact: Dena Matteson, 573-323-8028

Contact: Bill Black, 573-323-4236

Ozark National Scenic Riverways Reopens to Visitors
VAN BUREN, MO – Ozark National Scenic Riverways re-opens to visitors today.  Visitors can access public areas and roads immediately while facilities and other public services are brought back online.  Ozark National Scenic Riverways has been closed since October 1 due to the lapse in Congressional appropriations.


“We are excited and happy to be back at work and welcome visitors to Ozark National Scenic Riverways,” said Superintendent Bill Black. “Autumn is a particularly special season to enjoy all that Ozark National Scenic Riverways has to offer.”
For more information, visit the park’s Facebook page, the park’s website at www.nps.gov/ozar or phone (573)323-4236.
Ozark National Scenic Riverways preserves the free-flowing Current and Jacks Fork Rivers, the surrounding resources, and the unique cultural heritage of the Ozark people.


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Last updated: April 10, 2015

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Van Buren, MO 63965


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