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Lake of the Ozarks State Park

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Address: 403 Hwy. 134, Kaiser, MO
Phone Number: 573-348-2694
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Activities: Hiking
Description: Lake of the Ozarks State Park has a little bit of something for everyone...
Lake of the Ozarks State Park has a little bit of something for everyone. Crave water adventure? Lake of the Ozarks has a full complement of boating options. Want a quiet place to hike or mountain bike? The park’s thousands of wooded acres have lots of places to get away from it all, with 12 trails that wind through the park. Cabins and yurts make the park a welcome place for families looking to enjoy the lake but escape the hustle and bustle of some of the nearby towns. And Ozark Caverns – complete with its lantern-light cave tour – presents an unforgettable experience.
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It was a little hard to find the correct address to put into Google Maps, but I did a little sleuthing and figured out that if you type in “Out Post Road, Kaiser, MO”, that will... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 19, 2014
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Kansas City, Missouri, United States
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Decatur, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We went on a guided horseback ride at Lake Ozark Stables. We paid for an hour ride and ended up getting a little extra time. Both guides were extremely friendly and experienced..they even gave us a few history lessons about the area. On one part of the trail, we went past a pioneer cemetery in the woods. I would definitely... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We are in our 3rd year of traveling with our travel trailer during the spring and autumn months. Our preference is to stay at state campgrounds because they are inexpensive and provide all your camping needs (if you can live without wifi!) The Lake of the Ozarks state park is a premier park that sets the standards for all other... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Went to the beach. Nice beach area, had public restrooms, good parking. Beach is very rocky and you will need to wear shoes even in the water.

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Kansas City, Missouri, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

It was a little hard to find the correct address to put into Google Maps, but I did a little sleuthing and figured out that if you type in “Out Post Road, Kaiser, MO”, that will get you where you need to go. I would still suggest arriving before dark if it’s your first time there, because it’s easy to... More 

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Anoka, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Best place is to be by the water which is all the way to the end of the campground. I believe they call it campground 4. We stayed in campground 1. No sewer but there is a drain and place to fill your freshwater tanks as you come in. Bathrooms/showers are nice. Almost all sites are wooded. Deer just strolling... More 

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Lamar, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

we are tent campers and though this park wouldn't be my favorite spot ( I like the national forests better cause they have more privacy) I enjoyed my stay.Most of the camp ground was empty so it had that isolation feel I love so much.I highly recommend getting a reservation before camping as a great many sites are reservation only... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

This park is HUGE! and quite beautiful. It was quiet and serene, being at the far south end of the area's water, away from the busy tourist spots. We were able to get a nice site with a peaceful water view. Easy walk over to the beach for a refreshing float. The trails are challenging. Volunteer hosts are friendly and... More 

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Bella Vista, Arkansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 via mobile

We stayed 4 nights over Labor Day weekend and had a blast. We had site 121 and it was perfect for popup and/or tent because it is across from the shower house and the park. There were a ton of barking dogs but we are noticing that at many state parks these days. Some of the sites back right up... More 

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Atascadero, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Highlight of our trip. Beach #1: Warm, swimmable water, shallow, fun small waves from faraway boats, nearby restrooms, not crowded despite weekend Canoe rental: Very affordable, in good shape, enabled us to paddle near amazing limestone cliffs (they do expect you to know what you are doing so have someone who has canoed before with you)

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Lake of the Ozarks State Park is a lovely state park. We were in an RV and had lots of spots to chose from. Bathrooms were clean as were the showers. Quiet family camping. They have yurts for rent that appeared accessible to all. Lots of wonderful trails, we don't have horses but lots of folks were there with their... More 

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Additional Information about Lake of the Ozarks State Park

Address: Address: 403 Hwy. 134, Kaiser, MO
Phone Number: 573-348-2694
Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Lake of the Ozarks  >  Kaiser
Open Hours:
Monday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

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