Mark Twain National Forest


Welcome to limitless opportunities in Missouri's national forest! The beautifulOzarks serve as the setting for a wide variety of activities, and you have 1.5million acres to roam. Fourteen floatable streams and 16 lakes from 3 acres to440 acres await you. You'll find trails for hiking, biking, horseback riding, orFocusing on ecology, aesthetics, wildlife, and recreation has yielded a nationalforest that has truly come back from being "lands that nobody wanted" to thelovely woodland it is today. Come and enjoy! The Recreational Sites are broken down by Districts which are located in 1 of 4zones. Each zone contains maps of recreation opportunities for that zone,included on these map are some of the local government facilities that are alsoavailable.Zone 1 Cedar Creek, Houston and Rolla Ranger DistrictZone 2 Ava, Cassville and Willow Springs Ranger DistrictZone 3 Eleven Point and Poplar Bluff Ranger DistrictsZone 4 Potosi, Fredericktown and Salem Ranger DistrictsFor District specific Recreational OpportunitiesAva/Cassville/Willow SpringsEleven PointHouston/Rolla/Cedar CreekPoplar BluffPotosi/FredericktownSalemFor up-to-date information on closures and other current conditions, see "Alerts& Notices" on the left.





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Featured Park
Rising above a scene rich with extraordinary wildlife, pristine lakes, and alpine terrain, the Teton Range stands monument to the people who fought to protect it. These are mountains of the imagination. Mountains that led to the creation of Grand Teton National Park where you can explore over two hundred miles of trails, float the Snake River or enjoy the serenity of this remarkable place.
Featured Wildlife
The pika is a close relative of the rabbits and hares, with two upper incisors on each side of the jaw, one behind the other. Being rock-gray in color, pikas are seldom seen until their shrill, metallic call reveals their presence.
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