Paddleboarding in the Show-Me State: Where, How, and Why

“Stand-up paddling is one of the fastest-growing water sports in the world,” says Don Dutton, owner of Going Coastal, a stand-up paddleboard retailer at the Lake of the Ozarks. “A decade ago, paddleboarding was virtually nonexistent in Missouri. In 2012, Going Coastal was the first company to sell paddleboards at the Lake of the Ozarks.”


Miller County Courthouse, Missouri

Miller County is Established: February 6, 1837

Miller County was formed on this date.


Lake of the Ozarks artist creates colorful tiles

This artist’s work made one young mother burst into tears. She paints bold, beautiful women in bright colors but also cozy, quiet cottages in pastels. Her intriguing tiles can be creative accents in any room. Discover where to see her work.


Fall for Fall Fishing!

Are you an avid angler? A big fishing fan? Then you’ll be happy to hear that one mid-Missouri fishing spot hooked quite a high ranking on fishingbooker.com’s list of the nine best fall fishing locations. Find out where to catch the action.


Find Adventure at the Lake of the Ozarks

Where in Missouri can you walk a tightrope, ride in a helicopter, learn to paddle-board, play golf on 12 public courses, and eat homemade fudge after all your adventures? Discover the adventures by watching this episode of Missouri Life TV.


Discover Pleasures at the Lake of the Ozarks

Come along with the host of Missouri Life TV as she learns how to wakeboard at the Lake of the Ozarks, takes a tour of the dam, and visits Ha Ha Tonka State Park’s magnificent ruins as well as a cave that has hosted more than 4,000 weddings.


Come Experience the REAL OZARKS- Lake of the Ozarks

Who is ready to leave winter behind and head to some spring and summer-time fun?!! Pack your bags, and don’t forget the golf clubs, and head to Lake of the Ozarks! Centrally located, the Lake of the Ozarks is just 175 miles from St. Louis, 165 Miles from Kansas City, and less than a day’s drive from anywhere in the central United States.


Ozark Show Announced

On February 26, 2016, Netflix announced it would be doing a new television series starring Jason Bateman.  “Ozark” was to be a “dark drama” set and filmed around the Lake of the Ozarks.  Missouri laws made filming here prohibitive so it was played out in Georgia. 


Lake of the Ozarks Fills

On February 2, 1931, Lake of the Ozarks began to fill after the completion of Bagnell Dam.


What’s Not to Lake About This Expo?

Missourians love lake living. Whether it’s Lake of the Ozarks, Table Rock, Mark Twain, Taneycomo, or a less big body of water, our state has some stunners. But how can you make the most of lake life? A giant show’s ready to show you!