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Contact: Lisa Figge, 573-323-8144
VAN BUREN, MO–Superintendent Larry Johnson announced today that Ozark National Scenic Riverways will extend the operating season for the park's developed campgrounds beyond October 15.There will be restrooms with running water available in each developed campground, as well as sites with electric hookups in several campgrounds.
The fee for non-electric sites will be $12.00 per night.For electric sites the fee will be $15.00 per night.Campsites will be available on a first come, first served basis.After October 15, back-country campsites will be available at no charge.
At Big Spring Campground, non-electric sites will be provided in the 100 Loop, with electric sites available in the 200 Loop.At Alley Spring Campground, non-electric sites will be provided in the 100 Loop, with electric sites available in the 600 Loop.At Round Spring Campground, non-electric campsites 2-14 will be open and campsites E1-E6 will be available with electric hookups.At Pulltite Campground, non-electric campsites 2-14 will be open.
During the winter season, trash disposal will be available at a central location in each campground.Shower facilities will be closed due to reduced levels of maintenance staff throughout the park.
Big Spring Campground will be temporarily closed to ensure public safety during the Wounded Warrior Mobility Impaired hunt on November 7-8.
For more information, visit the park's Facebook page, follow us on Twitter, visit 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.