A misty morning for fisherman on Lake of The Ozarks in Ha Ha Tonka State Park

Winter Float Trips: See Wildlife and enjoy the solitude.

With high-tech gear, you can float an Ozark river and still stay warm. Enjoy the quiet solitude and see lots more wildlife. Our writer shares her experience and tells you where to float and how to prepare and find a paddling pal.

Wonders of Wildlife by the Numbers

Springfield just got a little wilder. The Wonders of Wildlife National Museum & Aquarium opened on September 21. We’re impressed by the sheer size of this place, so we’ll let the numbers speak for themselves.