Ozark National Scenic Riverways, Missouri

4.7
#52 of 62 in Nature in Missouri
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  • National Parks I just love visiting them. Especially when you enjoy the history of our United States. My BFF, youngest daughter, and I do the NPS Passport program and this is one of the sites. Lots to...  more »
  • We reserved a spot online, which was very easy and convenient. The spots are pretty standard for what you find at National or State Parks in Missouri - Fire Pit, Picnic table, pole to hang lantern (or...  more »
  • I have been here many times before, usually during off-season when the canoeists are scarce. The stunning springs, the multi-hued transparent water, the watercress, the cliffs, the songbirds, etc. kee...  more »
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  • Love floating down the Current! Beautiful area, generally peaceful, though this year (2017) there was way too much traffic on the river on Saturday, lots of noise and traffic jams. I don’t understand people bringing loud radios to a place that excels for getting away and unplugging. Never any mosquitos, camping is free and plentiful anywhere along the river on the banks. Can’t wait to go back yet again!
  • Ozark National Scenic Riverways are the best kept secret in Missouri. It's a shame though because the locals could probably benefit from more tourism with jobs in those regions few and far between. When you're hiking the beautiful hills, exploring the caves, fishing or floating the spring-fed rivers, you will be amazed at the tranquil nature surrounding you. Don't miss the wild horses around Round Spring or Eminence. They are a sight to behold for sure.
  • Some of the most beautiful scenery in the State of Missouri. Great hiking, fishing, canoeing, horse back riding and relaxation. The air is so clean and the wildlife is still "wild". One of the last few places in Missouri that is untamed. The State and Federal staff have done a WONDERFUL job keeping this place pure! * Also, just passing a tip to anybody visiting, no glass or styrofoam is allowed on any of the waterways. Check park policies before you hike or float.
  • Just a great getaway! Nice campgrounds, easy traveling distance to towns, but not so close you can hear traffic (or get a cell phone signal). The scenery is everything I'd hoped it would be. The mill is a must see, as is Blue Spring, and Rocky Shut-ins.
  • I've been all over the world and the Current River always calls me back. Just a beautiful area. Tubing or kayaking down the river, you see so many amazing birds, animals, caverns... the water is clean and, even on busy summer days, you often feel alone out there. Being out in nature is good for the soul.

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