The Alley Spring location is in Van Buren, Missouri
63965. This page provides detailed contact information for this campground location including the campground phone number, office hours, reservation information and driving directions.
If you have any questions about the Alley Spring facility, or if you need to reserve a campsite, then call the campground listed below.
Po Box 490
Campground information Van Buren, Missouri
The rolling, forested landscape around Alley Spring is where two of America’s most beautiful spring-fed rivers combine to make up the Ozark National Scenic Riverways.
As the first national park area to protect a wild river system, visitors are able to enjoy various water activities as well as hiking, horseback riding and wildlife viewing.
Canoeing, tubing, swimming and fishing are popular activities on the vast waterways in the region, with over 130 miles of water trails. Canoe and kayak rentals and outfitters can be found nearby.
A short walk from the campground leads to a popular swimming area on the Jacks Fork River, a crystal clear and spring fed waterway that’s cool and refreshing on a hot summer day.
Several interpretive trails with educational exhibits meander nearby. Other hiking trails include the Alley Overlook Trail, Chubb Hollow Trail, Ozark Trail, Cave Spring Trail and Big Springs Trail.
Open year-round, this campground has flush toilets and shower facilities available April 15 through October 15. Roads and parking spurs are paved.
Ranger-led campfire programs are offered in the campground amphitheater during the summer months.
Known for its caves, springs, sinkholes and losing streams, the Ozark National Scenic Riverways has over 300 identified caves within its boundaries. They range in size from a rock overhang to almost seven miles of identified passages. Eight caves, including an open sinkhole, have been designated as outstanding natural features.
The Ozark forest is mostly White oak and Shortleaf pine, Missouri’s only native pine species. Along the rivers, Sycamore, Cottonwood, River birch and maples are common. Redbud and Dogwood are abundant, putting on a spectacular show during most spring months.
Historic and picturesque Alley Mill and the scenic Alley Spring are nearby. The mill is open daily in the summer and rangers offer tours upon request. Pretty Round Spring is close to the campground as well.
This location is unstaffed. To speak with our main office for general information, please call: (573) 323-4236.
Frequently Asked Questions About Po Box 490 Van Buren, MO
How do I make a reservation with Alley Spring?
To make reservations at Alley Spring, you can call the office at 573-323-4236.
Where is Alley Spring located?
The Alley Spring is located at Po Box 490 in Van Buren,
. This is the location you will need to go to for camping and information.
Does Alley Spring have tent or RV camping?
Alley Spring offers both tent and RV camping, but to confirm you will need to call the office at 573-323-4236 to make sure things haven’t changed.