Statement from Ozark National Scenic Riverways on the Resumption of Visitor Services Following End of Government Shutdown

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Date: January 23, 2018
Contact: Dena Matteson, 573-323-4814

Van Buren, MO – Following the enactment of the continuing resolution, staff at Ozark National Scenic Riverways have resumed regular operations. The Visitor Center at Van Buren will resume regular winter hours of operation, and the shower houses at Pulltite and Round Spring will be available for campers. Please visit for updated information about the park.

Ozark National Scenic Riverways' employees are happy to be back at work, serving the American people and welcoming visitors to the park.

Ozark National Scenic Riverways preserves the free-flowing Current and Jacks Fork Rivers, the surrounding natural resources, and the unique cultural heritage of the Ozark people. For more information, call (573)323-4236 or visit the park's Facebook page, or website at


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Last updated: January 24, 2018

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