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Burr Oak Picnic Pavilion closure: Burr Oak Picnic Pavilion will be closed from April 15 - May 22, 2015 for repairs. From May 25 – June 13, 2015 the pavilion will be open on Saturday and Sunday and closed on weekdays.
ALLEY SPRING, MO
part ofOzark National Scenic Riverways, National Park Service
Status: Open year round. Season Dates
OverviewThe rolling, forested landscape around Alley Spring is where two of America's most beautiful spring-fed rivers combine to make up the Ozark National Scenic Riverways.
As the first national park area to protect a wild river system, visitors are able to enjoy various water activities as well as hiking, horseback riding and wildlife viewing.
Known for its caves, springs, sinkholes and losing streams, the Ozark National Scenic Riverways has over 300 identified caves within its boundaries. They range in size from a rock overhang to almost seven miles of identified passages. Eight caves, including an open sinkhole, have been designated as outstanding natural features.
Canoeing, tubing, swimming and fishing are popular activities on the vast waterways in the region, with over 130 miles of water trails. Canoe and kayak rentals and outfitters can be found nearby.
Open year-round, this campground has flush toilets and shower facilities available April 15 through October 15. Roads and parking spurs are paved.
Historic and picturesque Alley Mill and the scenic Alley Spring are nearby. The mill is open daily in the summer and rangers offer tours upon request. Pretty Round Spring is close to the campground as well.
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Know Before You Go
A Firewood Movement Restriction Program is in effect to prevent the spread of invasive insects and diseases. Firewood must be purchased within a 50-mile radius of campsites, or may collect "dead and down" wood in the park. All firewood must be burned on-site. For more information Click Here
Getting There:GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
From the east on US Highway 60, turn north on Missouri Highway 19 in the town of Winona. Continue north 12 miles to the town of Eminence. From Eminence, Alley Spring campground is located five minutes west of State Highway 106.
From Mountain View, travel 19 miles east from Mountain View on US Highway 60 and turn north on County Highway E. Go north on E for 10 miles until you reach State Highway 106, then turn west on 106 for two miles. The Alley Spring Campground is on the south side of Highway 106.
Mailing Address:ALLEY SPRING
PO BOX 490
VAN BUREN MO 63965
Phone Number:Information: (573)323-4236