City of Laurie, Missouri

Lake of the Ozarks


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Lake of the Ozarks

Bagnell Dam was completed in May, 1931, forming the largest man-made lake in the world at that time. It formed the "Lake of the Ozarks" that is 92 miles long and has 1,150 miles of meandering shoreline. Camdenton is near the western edge of the lake on the Niangua arm.
The lake provides residents and vacationers alike the opportunity to enjoy many water sports, including skiing, fishing (bass, crappie, catfish), boating, riding of personal water craft, and swimming.

The lake draws over 3 million people annually who enjoy the beautiful outdoor activities available in the area.

State Parks

Ha Ha Tonka State Park

Located just 5 miles from Camdenton's Town Square is Ha Ha Tonka State Park, where breathtaking scenery, hiking trails, castle ruins, and spelunking await you. This geological wonderland combines caves, a huge natural bridge, soaring bluffs, an interesting assortment of trees, wildflowers and rock formations, and one of Missouri's largest springs that helps feed the lake. Accessible, paved walkways and rugged rocky trails provide adventure for all types of hiking levels. Stretching over 5,000 acres, this wonderland merits a visit to uncover the natural beauty as well as the fascinating story of how the European-style castle ruins became the focal point at the highest point of this Lake-area wonder.

Ozark State Park
Nearby Lake of the Ozarks State Park, Missouri's largest, offers caving as well as a variety of wooded hiking trails on which to walk, run, bike, or ride a horse. Trails from a half-mile to 15 miles provide spectacular views and a closer look at the quieter side of nature.


Big Surf Water Park

Chill out & get your adventure on at the same place this summer! Big Surf is the perfect spot for family-friendly fun at the Lake of the Ozarks all summer long. Whether you love to get your heart pumping or you'd prefer relaxing in the sun, there are plenty of rides for you to enjoy!

954 State Road Y
Linn Creek, Missouri 65052


Bridal Cave

Guided tours leave every few minutes and last approximately one hour. Tours are conducted over concrete pathways through the Cave’s refreshing 60 degree environment. Park interpreters will lead you and your family through room after room of incredible mineral deposits. Giant columns, delicate soda straws and massive draperies abound throughout the cave. Millions of years of struggle between water and rock have created this cavern with more onyx formations than any other known cave or cavern. In fact thousands of school children each year explore Bridal Cave as part of their educational program. A tour through Bridal Cave is a family adventure you will never forget.

Jacob's Cave

Jacob’s Cave was the first commercialized cave in the Lake of the Ozarks area—it opened for tourists in 1932. The cave is famous for its depth illusions, reflective pools, ceiling sponge-work, prehistoric bones (mastodon, bear and peccary) and what is believed to be the world’s largest geode.

Jacob’s Cave is located between Versailles and Gravois Milles, off of Route 5 on Route TT. The largest cave in the Lake Area, it is completely accessible to persons with disabilities. Baby strollers and wheel chairs are available for those who need them.

Stark Caverns

The entire cave tour is paved and lit. It stays a mild 57 degrees year-round, and is 90 percent handicapped accessible. It is a good-size cave, with many spectacular natural formations including soda straws, flow stone, stalactites, stalagmites, helictites (bent soda straws), and big beautiful columns. The cave’s predominate fossil is stromatolite -fossilized blue green sea algae that was alive during the time Missouri was submerged. Stromatolites cover a significant portion of the ceilings within Stark Caverns. Geologic records indicate that the Stark Caverns stromatolite quality and quantity are among the largest in North America.