Ozark Caverns Visitor Center

at Lake of the Ozarks State Park

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View a variety of educational exhibits, particularly displays on the cave environment and animal life within the cave system, at the park's visitor center, located at Ozark Caverns. Park staff is available during the summer months to answer your questions and brochures are available. 

Park Hours

Coordinates

38.054609, -92.583321

Park Hours

Park Grounds
Sunrise to one-half hour after sunset (Anglers are exempt at boat ramps.) 

Boat Launch at Grand Glaize Beach Area hours

Open year-round

Boat Launch Pa He Tsi hours

Open March through October

Ozark Caverns hours

2017 Traditional Tours Schedule

May 15-31
11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

June 1 - Aug. 15

11 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. daily

Aug. 16-31

12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday

Sept. 1-15

11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

Sept. 16 - May 14

closed to traditional tours

School group tours are available by prior appointment from April 15 through Oct. 15.

 

Park Office hours

8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday

Stables hours

June through Sept. 30

  • Monday and Tuesday - Reservations only, excluding holidays
  • Wednesday through Sunday - 7 a.m. - Noon and 3 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Oct. 1 through Dec. 31 (weather permitting)

  • Monday and Tuesday - Reservations only
  • Wednesday through Sunday - 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Camper Store Near Campground Entrance hours

May 5 - 7:

  • 3 p.m. - 8 p.m., Friday
  • 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.,, Saturday
  • 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Sunday

May 19 through Labor Day Weekend:

  • 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., Sunday through Thursdat
  • 8 a.m. - 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday

Sept. 8 through Sept. 30:

  • 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Friday and Saturday

Marina Store - Grand Glaize Beach hours

April 15 through May 18:

  • 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Friday and Saturday

May 19 through Labor Day Weekend:

  • 8 a.m. - 5p.m., Sunday through Thursday
  • 8 a.m. - 6 p.m., Friday and Saturday

Tuesday after Labor Day through Oct. 31:

  • 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Friday and Saturday

Store - Public Beach #1 Boat Launch hours

May 19 through Labor Day weekend:

  • 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sunday through Thursday
  • 8 a.m. - 6 p.m., Friday and Saturday

After Labor Day through Sept. 12:

  • 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Friday through Sunday

Grand Glaize Beach hours

2017 Season

May 26 through Sept. 17
Sunrise to Sunset., daily

Swim Beach - Public Beach #1 hours

2017 Season

May 26 through Sept. 17
Sunrise to Sunset., daily