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Bring your lawn chairs to sit and relax as you see a bald eagle, owls and hawks up close during this unique outdoor program at Montauk State Park!
You must be seated when the program starts. Handlers will allow some of the birds to fly just inches above the heads of the audience as they talk about the unique characteristics of each bird of prey.
The program will be held in the field adjacent to the park lodge. The program is presented by the World Bird Sanctuary of St Louis.
Step back into the past during this event and experience lost skills, arts and crafts of the Ozarks at Montauk State Park.
The celebration will include mill tours, old time music, dance, crafts, arts of the Ozarks, soap making and sheep shearing, and you can witness blacksmiths as they make steel that will be transformed into a gun barrel, a knife or horse shoes. See a real whiskey still, an Ozark quilting bee, and try your hand at using a cross cut saw. These are a few of the skills from the past waiting for you.
This event includes a hands-on wildflower search. Meet at the park naturalist’s office.
Pre-register at the Montauk State Park office or call 573-548-2201 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
The wildflower events will be held on April 5 and April 19 ONLY.
We offer two guestrooms with queen-sized beds, private bath, fireplace and sitting area. We serve house-made cookies, snacks, beverages and a full hot breakfast.
Guests enjoy the eight-person hot tub and four acres of wooded grounds. Our library contains books on local history, old campus yearbooks and other topics.
A work space, with Wi-Fi and a printer, is provided. Within 25 miles of the Inn, you can visit wineries, fish for trout at Maramec Spring, and take a float trip on a spring-fed stream.
This is the last two-car ferry operating in Missouri. The ferry takes you across the Current River on Route K at Akers. The ferry is operated by Akers Ferry Canoe Rental. The fee is $4 per car or $5 for a vehicle and trailer.
Camping, RV sites and cabins available. Facilities include pool, dining, general store, hot showers, modern restrooms and electric hook-ups. Canoe, kayak, inner tube and small raft rental and floating on the Current and Jacks Fork Rivers.
Canoe, kayak, inner tube and small raft floats. Facilities include pool, dining, general store, hot showers, modern restrooms and electric hook-ups. Camping, RV sites and cabins available. You can cross the Current River on the ferry. Located in the Ozark National Scenic Riverways, 21 miles south of Salem, off Route 19, at the junction of Routes K and KK.
This is a 1930s village, including: Bo's Conoco, a fully functional service station; the feed and hardware store; Big Boy’s barbecue and jerky; gift shop; post office; barber shop; hoosegow; outhouse; and the Lost Cause Mine.
Walk through the village at your own pace. Ride in a Model A Ford; see a ram pump in action; pump water from the well; see a working windmill; shell and grind corn; feed the chickens. In the restoration barn, see the memorabilia room and watch a Model A being restored. Reservations needed for restoration barn.
Big Boy will pack your lunch. Bones will put it in the back of the Model A and drive you to Ashley Creek to eat lunch; then he’ll pick you up and continue your ride. There is a fee for rides and restoration barn. Bo's Hollow is two miles south of Montauk State Park on County Road 6630-6633. A $5 purchase required.
This is a predominantly forest area. Facilities/features include: a picnic area, fishing jetties, Buford Pond (three acres, fishable), Blue Springs Natural Area (17 acres), Cardareva Bluff Natural Area (95 aces), and a permanent stream (Current River). The main tract of the Current River Conservation Area is three miles west of Ellington on Route 106. There are three entrances: one is located three miles west of Ellington on Route 106; another is located on South Road in Ellington; the other is located on Reynolds County Road 626.
This home is filled with Ozark History. The home was built in 1895 and has all the original woodwork. The first two floors are furnished as they would have been when the house was built.
The third floor houses special collections. Several original outbuildings are on the grounds, including a smokehouse/cellar and an open carriage shed. On the back porch, there is an exact reproduction, although smaller, of the Liberty Bell. It is one of a limited number cast in honor of our nation's Bicentennial celebration in 1976.
Tucked between colorful Ozark hills, Dillard Mill, bult in 1900, is one of Missouri’s best-preserved examples of a water-powered gristmill. The red mill overlooking the spring-fed Huzzah Creek makes a picturesque place to picnic and hike. Tours: $4; ages 6-12, $2.50; younger than age 6 admitted free.
An RV Park and convenience store located at the junction of Route 119 & Route VV, one half mile from Montauk State Park. The RV Park accommodates all campers. Full hook-up water, sewer and electric at every site. We offer a 10 percent senior discount, and extended stay discounts. Free Wi-Fi available on most sites.
Our store is stocked with fishing tackle, worms, supplies, grocery and sundry items, wine, beer, liquor, ice, soda and snacks. We have a propane refill station. Weekends are special treats because our small deli offers fantastic sandwiches and made-from-scratch pies. We do take special orders for pies. The Current River is one of the most popular and pristine rivers in Missouri to float, kayak, swim and fish.
A fully-furnished log cabin in the woods. Ideal accommodation for families floating the Current River. Contains one bedroom and a sleeping loft accessed by ladder. The cabin accommodates six. No smoking.
This self-guided walking tour of the downtown area of Salem, and the old residential area, features 63 historic homes and buildings. Photos and historic descriptions of each site are posted on a plaque at the nearest utility pole. A brochure containing a map and describing the tour is available at the start of the tour near the Courthouse in Salem, or it can be obtained at the Visitors Center at 200 S. Main St. in Salem.
A 65-unit hotel with interior corridors, free local calls and free hot breakfast featuring pancakes, biscuits and gravy and our famous cinnamon rolls.
Rooms feature deluxe pillow-top mattresses. Off of I-44, exit 184; one mile from Missouri University of Science and Technology and Phelps Country Regional Medical Center.
This area covers 13,503 acres in northeast Dent County and is located between Salem and Steelville. The entrance to the area is off Route 19. The area is mostly forested, but also includes food plots, ponds, and a 350-acre warm-water fish hatchery, which provides channel catfish, bluegill, and bass for stocking throughout the state. The area contains an intricate mosaic of dolomite glades and chert savannas with open-grown trees on exposed slopes.
We invite you to enjoy the beauty, fun and adventure on a float trip on the famous Current River. Jadwin Canoe Rental offers various different float trips on the Current.
We furnish Old Town and Alumacraft canoes; Old Town and Jackson one person sit-on-top kayaks; Jackson two person sit-on-top kayaks; Star four- to six-person rafts and one person tubes; and cooler tubes.
We provide a Coast Guard approved life jacket for each person in the canoe, kayak and raft. We provide transportation to and from the river. There is no group too big or too small.
Jason Place is two miles from the Current River. Tent sites, RV sites, electric and water hookups, tent camping, swimming pool, volleyball courts, general store, and restaurant. Canoe rental available.
Loggers Lake Campground offers 14 campsites around a 22-acre lake. Fire rings and tables are available; 10 picnic sites. There is a one-mile hiking trail. Electric motors only. Parking, $2. Campground open April 21-Oct. 30. The field office for this campground is located at 1301 S. Main St. in Salem. The campground is located in the Mark Twain National Forest, about eight miles southwest of Bunker.
A not-hosted guesthouse: four bedrooms; two bath; large open kitchen/living room; fully equipped kitchen; screened back porch; carport; washer/dryer; central air/heat; and fireplace. Sleeps 9.
Located one mile north of Salem, a short distance from the Current River and Ozark National Scenic Riverways, Montauk State Park, Indian Trail Conservation Area, and Mark Twain National Forest.
Our six cozy cabins are situated next to Montauk State Park, one of the most popular trout fishing parks in Missouri. Fish and/or enjoy your float trips on the Current River.
Each cabin has: two full size beds w/blankets, sheets, pillows; full bathrooms with towels and some handmade goats milk soap that we make; full kitchen with pans, plates, cups, flatware; dish soap; salt & pepper; paper towels & napkins; oven mitts; microwave; toaster; coffee maker w/filters; two decks of playing cards; alarm clock-radio; picnic table; barbecue grill; fire pit; grill utensils.
Tents and RVs are prohibited, unless given prior permission. As of 2014 all the beds in our cabins come with a 3" Memory Foam Mattress topper for additional comfort! You can also TEXT us at (573) 247-9224.
The hatchery is on the headwaters of the Current River. Facilities/features include: five fishing jetties, two springs (Montauk Springs, Bluff Springs), Montauk Lake (five acres), picnic areas, shelter houses, camping, interpretive programs, hiking trails, motel, and dining provided by the Department of Natural Resources at Montauk State Park. This hatchery/trout park is inside Montauk State Park, southeast of Licking. From Route 137, turn east on Route V-V and go 10 miles to Route 119. Turn right on Route 119 and watch for signs.
The seven springs within Montauk State Park form the headwaters of the Current River. Regular stocking of rainbow trout provides excellent fishing. Trout fishing season runs from March-Oct. 31. The park, 21 miles southwest of Salem, features an old gristmill, campgrounds, cabins, a new fourplex, a motel, a dining lodge, hiking and picnicking.
The park features basic and electric campsites. There are shower-houses, a dump station and coin-operated laundry. The park's seven springs form the headwaters of the Current River. Regular stocking of rainbow trout provides excellent fishing during trout season, March-October. The park features dining, hiking trails, an old gristmill and picnicking. Camping reservations: 877-422-6766 and online.
This park has cabins, fourplex units and motel rooms. There are coin-operated laundries. The park's seven springs form the headwaters of the Current River. Regular stocking of rainbow trout provides excellent fishing during trout season, March-October. The park features dining, hiking trails, an old gristmill and picnicking.
Information and displays on the nature and culture of the Missouri Ozarks. Publications and handmade crafts are available. Special exhibits are featured March through December.
Located on the Meramec River, across from Onondaga Cave State Park. Also, we have access to the Courtois and Huzzah creeks.
Our rustic cabins sleep eight. The condominium, with full kitchen, multiple bedrooms and bathrooms, a great-room, porch, gas grill, heat and air, sleeps 20. Two motels on-site. More than 100 acres; large, primitive tent-camping sites (many are riverfront) and 125 RV sites.
Canoe, raft, kayak and tube rentals available. Paddler’s Grill Restaurant open seasonal weekends. Meeting and banquet space available. We have a country store; shower houses; outdoor swimming pool; volleyball courts; horseshoe pits; laundry; fire ring; picnic tables; and playgrounds.
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