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Lake of the Ozarks

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One visit and you're hooked!

I first came to the Lake of the Ozarks as a teenager, and couldn't wait to return to the boating... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Roach, Missouri
We came to visit and never left

Two and a half years ago, while living full time in a 40ft motorhome, traveling from state to... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
Camdenton, Missouri
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Created when the Bagnell Dam was constructed in 1931, this lake covers more than 54,000 acres and has more than 1,150 miles of shoreline.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
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“party cove” (5 reviews)
“wave runners” (4 reviews)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I first came to the Lake of the Ozarks as a teenager, and couldn't wait to return to the boating and skiing in its warm summer water. The year after my husband and I married I brought him to the lake for his first visit:...More

Thank alicepennyp
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Two and a half years ago, while living full time in a 40ft motorhome, traveling from state to state, learning about the history, people and natural wonders in this great country,we came upon the Lake of the Ozarks. After a short stay we realized this...More

2  Thank RDQEN
Reviewed 13 March 2017

retired to the lake in 2011,living the dream,summer months are full of lake activities,tourists can rent boats,wave runners,go para sailing.ride a jetboat,ozarkland and dogpatch have tshirts,hats,a friendly old timer greets you when you enter,a must see tour the dam on the strip,stop in at grandmas...More

1  Thank fraileyjudy99
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

I grew up going to my family lake house on Lake Rathbun (Iowa) every weekend. I have seen countless sunsets over enormous lakes. I truly have never seen such a beautiful sunset over a more magnificent lake before. Definitely worth the trip!

Thank LizzyMarie23
Reviewed 13 February 2017

I'm not exaggerating! Lake of the Ozarks is so big (1300 miles of shoreline) that if you like lots of activity you can go to the Bagnell Dam Strip area, or if you want a quiet fishing spot, you can go roughly 40 miles upstream...More

Thank 855ricb
Reviewed 14 January 2017

I have been coming to the Lake of the Ozarks for years. One thing I noticed about some of the reviews are about such a small area of the Lake of the Ozarks. What you need to understand is the Lake of the Ozarks is...More

4  Thank Josh C
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

This huge winding lake is just breath taking. Scenery, wildlife, fishing, camping. All kinds of stuff to do around the area.

Thank jenvana15
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Great place for a couples get away, if you like boating, water sports, golf, shopping or just a relaxing time this area is for you. Accommodation abound with locations close to the lake and in nearby towns which surround the lake. See you there

Thank Sonnie831
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Having never been to Lake of the Ozarks, I was thoroughly impressed with the area - the quality of the accommodations, the food, the local attractions and so much more. I stayed in three different places - Alhonna Resort, Old Kinderhook and Rainbow Shore Resort....More

Thank William H
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

We had a blast! There's a ton of stuff to do! We rented a boat for the weekend and the whole family enjoyed it! I recommend renting one of the houses on the water we rented one in a cove and it was nice and...More

4  Thank kelbailey88
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Would like to rent a cabin for August 5th until August 8th trying to find out a little more information
6 June 2017|
Response from marciabragg493 |
Would like to rent a cabin August 5th until August 8th would like to find out more information