Marina - Public Beach #1

at Lake of the Ozarks State Park

People getting in a boat at the boat dockstore symbol


Rent kayaks and paddle boats. Six open dock slips are available for rent on a nightly basis. This marina is located along Highway 134. Take your kayak along the parks's aquatic trail.

Both marinas include a general supplies store with a variety of items including fishing and boating supplies. For additional information and marina hours, call 573-302-1044 or visit the concession website at

Park Hours


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Park Hours

For temporary closures related to weather, stewardship activities and maintenance, visit our Park and Site Status Map.

On the following days (actual or observed), staff will not be available and park buildings will be closed: Christmas Eve; Christmas Day; New Year’s Eve; New Year’s Day; Jan. 2, 2023; Martin Luther King Jr. Day; Lincoln’s Birthday; and Presidents Day. 

Park Grounds

Sunrise to one-half hour after sunset (Anglers are exempt at boat ramps.) 

Boat Launch at Grand Glaize Beach Area hours

Open year-round

Boat Launch Pa He Tsi hours

March 1 through Oct. 31*

*When lake levels drop below 658.5 this launch will be temporarily closed; please check park advisories before your visit.

Ozark Caverns hours

2022 Traditional Tours Schedule 

May 15-31
11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

June 1 - Aug. 15
11 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. daily

Aug. 16-31
12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday

Sept. 1-15
11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

Sept. 16 - May 14
closed to traditional tours

-- To help protect our bats from White Nose Syndrome, accessories (purses, backpacks, strollers, etc.) are not allowed in the cave. 
-- School group tours are available by prior appointment from April 15 through Oct. 15.

Park Office hours

8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday

Grand Glaize Beach hours

Beach closed for the season

Swim Beach - Public Beach #1 hours

Beach closed for the season

Ozark Caverns Visitor Center hours

May 15-31
11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday and Sunday

June 1 - Aug. 15
11 a.m. to 5 p.m., daily

Aug. 16-31
12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday

Sept. 1-15
11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday and Sunday

Sept. 16-May 14