Welcome to Central Missouri's Lake of the Ozarks, located approximately 180 miles from St. Louis, MO, 170 miles from Kansas City, or 90 miles from Springfield, MO or 140 miles from Branson, MO. (Mileage estimated from Bagnell Dam.) This website was created to inform the public of the various recreational facilities and opportunities available in this area of the country.
The Lake Area Chamber of Commerce can be contacted at PO Box 1570 Lake Ozark, MO 65049; information packets are available on request. The voice phone number is 800-451-4117. Lake of The Ozarks West Chamber of Commerce address is Box 340 Sunrise Beach, MO 65079. The voice phone number is 573-374-5533. The Camdenton Chamber of Commerce is located at the Ryland Center, 611 North Highway 5 in Camdenton or they can be reached voice at 800-769-1004. The Versailles Chamber of Commerce is located at 118 N Monroe in Versailles, MO 65084. The voice phone number is 573-378-4401. The Eldon Chamber of Commerce can b e contacted at PO Box 209 Eldon, MO 65026 or 573-392-3752 voice. If you contact a Chamber via the information from this website, please mention that you saw this information here on the Internet.
The Lake was created by the construction of Bagnell Dam. The shoreline of Lake of the Ozarks is, incredibly, greater than 1,150 miles, more than the coastline of the entire state of California; this allows visitors and residents to enjoy a plethora of recreational activities. These activities include boats, boating, parasailing, water-skiing, spelunking, water parks, excursion cruises, scuba-diving, bungi-jumping, tubing, swimming, golf, miniature golf, country/western musical events, crafts and go-carts.
In addition to the above recreational activities, the Lake offers a great selection of lodging and dining facilities, including several that are five-star rated. There are also many opportunities for commercial and residential development. In short, this area is a wonderful place to live or vacation.