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Ozark National Scenic Riverways

Explore Prairie Hollow Gorge At Ozark National Scenic Riverways

Join a National Park Service ranger this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. in Ozark National Scenic Riverways in Missouri for a discovery hike at Prairie Hollow Gorge Natural Area. Often called the “Jewel of the Riverways,” the area boasts some of the best panoramic views, glimpses of the geological past and diversity of flora and fauna in the Riverways.

Celebrate Haunting In The Hills At Alley Spring In Ozark National Scenic Riverways

Ozark National Scenic Riverways will bring the Ozark past to life during the Haunting in the Hills event to be held this coming weekend at Alley Spring. Fall is a season for gathering together and Alley Spring has long been a gathering place for inhabitants of the Ozark hills. This free event features storytelling, folkway demonstrations, hands-on activities, food vendors, traditional dancing, and bluegrass music.

Ozark National Scenic Riverways Plans Canoe And Kayak Clinics

Ozark National Scenic Riverways and Current River State Park in Missouri will be offering free paddling clinics on June 30, July 7, 14, 21, 28 and August 4. Instruction will begin at 9:30 a.m. with a "dry land basics" session and paddle stroke instruction on the lower lake at Current River State Park. Students will have the option to continue instruction on the river in the afternoon, paddling approximately 4 miles from Current River State Park to Round Spring with an instructor.

National Park Service Recovery Team To Open Some Areas Of Ozark Riverways

After more than a week of hard work cleaning and repairing areas in the park, Ozark National Scenic Riverways will open some land-based areas for day use beginning Saturday. Park staff and the Midwest Region Incident Management Team have been working to assess conditions and identify areas that are safe to open as we continue to address the large tasks ahead.

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