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. 

Hours

May 15 - May 31

  • 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., Saturday and Sunday;

June 1 - Aug. 15

  • 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., daily

Aug. 16-31

  • 12:30 p.m. – 3 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday

Sept. 1-15

  • 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., Saturday and Sunday

Sept. 16 - May 14

  • Closed

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

March 1 through Oct. 31*

*When lake levels drop below 658.5 this launch will be temporarily closed; please check park advisories before your visit.

Ozark Caverns hours

2018 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

NOTE: 
-- To help protect our bats from White Nose Syndrome, accessories (purses, backpacks, strollers, etc.) are not allowed in the cave. 
-- 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

Grand Glaize Beach hours

2018 Season

May 25 through Sept. 16
Sunrise - Sunset, Daily

Swim Beach - Public Beach #1 hours

2018 Season

May 25 through Sept. 16
Sunrise - Sunset, Daily

Ozark Caverns Visitor Center hours

May 15 - May 31

  • 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., Saturday and Sunday;

June 1 - Aug. 15

  • 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., daily

Aug. 16-31

  • 12:30 p.m. – 3 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday

Sept. 1-15

  • 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., Saturday and Sunday

Sept. 16 - May 14

  • Closed