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Spend the day in the great outdoors enjoying all that this expansive state park has to offer. Hikers will have a dozen trails from which to choose, everything from mild to moderate to rugged. There are also designated trails for mountain bikers to take advantage of. Anglers will be able to reel in bass, walleye, crappie, bluegill, and catfish in the Lake of the Ozarks. And for something completely different, go below the surface of the earth on a tour of Ozark Caverns.


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 Vary by activity.

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Lake of the Ozarks State Park is open daily from sunrise to one-half hour after sunset. 


  • Nature Slide Shows
  • Nature Movies
  • Nature Programs


  • Hiking
  • Biking
  • Boating
  • Swimming
  • Fishing
  • Cave Tours


  • What are some of the hiking trails?

    There are 12 hiking trails throughout Lake of the Ozarks State Park with varying degrees of length and difficulty. The mild, 1.5-mile Lake Trail hugs the rocky shoreline and is partly shaded by ferns. Covering 3.25 miles, the moderate Woodland Trail makes its way through the Patterson Hollow Wild Area. More adventurous hikers will be drawn to the rugged, 13.5-mile Trail of the Four Winds, which boasts streams, ponds, and breathtaking views of the lake.
  • Where can i go swimming?

    Lake of the Ozarks State Park boasts two very appealing sandy beaches. Public Beach 1 is accessible just off Highway 134 and Public Beach 2 is in the Grand Glaize section of the park off of Highway 54 near the Grand Glaize Bridge. Amenities include bathrooms, changing rooms, picnic tables, and a children's playground. There are no lifeguards on duty and pets are not permitted on either of the beaches.

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