Enjoy a day in the country at 7C's Winery & Vineyard. American Wine and Mead. Tasting Room and Gift Shop. Check website for events and directions. Live music on Sundays May through Mid-October. Drink What You Like & Like What You Drink.
The observatory is used on clear evenings for laboratory work by students in beginning and intermediate astronomy courses, and by advanced undergraduate students and faculty conducting astronomical research. The observatory houses many smaller telescopes for students to use in addition to two large telescopes. The public may visit the observatory and view the night sky through telescopes at open houses or during the Ozarks Amateur Astronomers Club meetings. Open houses are conducted by the Department of Physics and Astronomy twice each year, in April or May, and in September or October.
The park houses Missouri's third largest spring. The stream is stocked daily from March 1-Oct 31, providing excellent trout fishing. The park features a nature center, a pool, dining, a store, trails, float trips, lodging and campsites.
Greetings from Bolivar! Easy access to Bolivar off Missouri 13 with great shopping... boutiques, antiques, gifts, home décor and more. Also, special exhibits at Dunnegan Gallery of Art, ArtSync and Community Festivals. Beautiful parks and trails to bike or hike, and golfing at Silo Ridge Golf and Country Club.
Visitors of all ages soar through the trees. World class eco-adventure on guided zipline canopy tours across zip lines, platforms and sky bridges. Also features a thrilling zip with an amazing one-of-a-kind freefall dismount. Course and guides are 3rd-party safety certified.
Featured on the 'Today Show.' Trail rides, rounding up cattle and sleeping in the cedar cabin are just part of the fun at this dude ranch nestled in the beautiful Ozark Mountains. World Champion Missouri Fox Trotting Horses. Winner of the 2009 Ultimate Equestrian Challenge.TM
This area is mainly forest with woodlands, glades and old fields. Facilities/features: picnic areas, unstaffed firearms range, intermittent stream and a permanent stream. A well-marked trail system provides 18 miles of trails for use by hikers, bicyclists, and horseback riders. Camping is permitted ONLY with a permit available through the Springfield Regional office.
The Butterfly Palace is a fun, educational experience for the whole family! We are open year round, 9am-5pm daily. Your self-guided experience includes over 1,000 live tropical butterflies, educational movies on butterflies, the Great Banyan Tree Adventure, Emerald Forest Mirror Maze and Living Rainforest Science Center!
An Ozark's Autumn is in full swing with the last week of October. It is that time of year where the weather is perfect and the city brings out all the stops with colorful shows, family fun and exotic animals. Alongside the natural beauty of southwest Missouri, this makes for one of the most diverse weeks in the city.