Operating Hours & Seasons

Operating Hours & Seasons

Ozark NSR is open year around. We welcome you to visit the unique cultural and natural resources and experience them for yourself. For your convenience, we have multiple Visitor Information Centers available within the park.

Van Buren Headquarters and Visitor Information Center Currently OPEN, Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Superintendent's Office is located at Park Headquarters at 404 Watercress Drive in Van Buren, Missouri.

Currently CLOSED: Alley Spring General Store is open daily Memorial Day-end of September, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Alley Spring General Store is open on select days during the week in the winter months. Please see weekly postings on days it will be open on our park Facebook page.

Currently OPEN: Alley Spring Mill is open daily Memorial Day-end of September, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Friday-Sunday.

Currently CLOSED: Round Spring Visitor Center is open daily from Memorial Day to Labor Day, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Also, America's National Parks, a cooperating non-profit association, sells books and other items representative of the natural and cultural resources of the Ozark region and the park. Visit our online bookstore.
"In this sometimes turbulent world, the river is a cosmic symbol of durability and destiny; awesome, but steadfast. In this period of deep national concern, I wish everyone could live for a while beside a great river. - (Helen Hayes, Actress)

Last updated: June 19, 2020

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Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 490
Van Buren, MO 63965


(573) 323-4236

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